National Regulatory Resources

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Resources on this page contain information from departments within the US Government and nationally recognized technical assistance centers or organizations relevant to the education of students with disabilities.  ​

To access any of the resources listed below, please contact one of the site contacts listed to the right. ​ ​

​National Resources

IDEA Website

​OSEP Policy Documents Regarding the Education of Infants, Toddlers, Children and Youth with Disabilities​

A Guide to Disability Rights Laws​​

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)​

​​​​​FERPA General Guidance for Students​​

​FERPA for School Officials

FERPA Frequently Asked Questions​​

Students with Disabilities in Charter Schools/Public School Academies

​Know Your Rights: Students with Disabilities in Charter Schools

Frequently Asked Questions about the Rights of Students with Disabilities in Public Charter Schools under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

Dear Colleague Letter: Students with Disabilities in Charter Schools - Section 504 & IDEA

Seclusion and Restraint of Children with Disabilities

Fact Sheet: Restraint and Seclusion of Students with Disabilities

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​U.S. Department of Education​

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Office of Special Education Programs and Rehabilitation Services (OSEP)

​Office of Elementary and Secondary Education ​ ​

Office for Civil Rights​ (OCR)​