Yes, the IEP Meeting MUST be held at a time convenient for parents

How much notice should you get for an IEP meeting? If you read the last sentence in the snippet above, it talks about “leaving it up to the states.” IDEA does not say how much notice a school has to give you for an IEP meeting. Check your state’s regs for this. Most have determined it to be between 5-10 days.

The school must keep records. They have to be able to show multiple attempts to contact the parents. There are parents who ignore or refuse to go to IEP meetings. But a school must make several attempts to engage the parent and document those attempts. 

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