24:05:25:02.01. Parental consent for initial evaluation. Any school district proposing to conduct an initial evaluation to determine whether a child qualifies as a child with a disability shall, after providing notice consistent with chapter 24:05:30, obtain informed consent from the parent of the child before conducting the evaluation.
Parental consent for initial evaluation may not be construed as consent for initial provision of special education and related services.
The school district shall make reasonable efforts to obtain the informed consent from the parent for an initial evaluation to determine whether the child is a child with a disability.
To meet the reasonable efforts requirement in this section, the district shall document its attempts to obtain parental consent using the procedures in § 24:05:25:17.
Source: 33 SDR 236, effective July 5, 2007.
General Authority: SDCL 13-37-1.1.
Law Implemented: SDCL 13-37-1.1.
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