24:05:25:17. Conduct of IEP team without parents. An IEP team meeting may be conducted without a parent in attendance if the district is unable to convince the parents that they should attend. The district must have written documentation of its attempts to arrange a mutually agreed upon time and place, such as the following:
(1) Detailed records and dates of telephone calls made or attempted to parents and the results of those calls;
(2) Detailed copies of dated correspondence sent to the parents and any responses received; and
(3) Detailed records and dates of visits made to the parent's home or place of employment and the results of those visits.
Source: 16 SDR 41, effective September 7, 1989; 23 SDR 31, effective September 8, 1996; 26 SDR 150, effective May 22, 2000.
General Authority: SDCL 13-37-1.1.
Law Implemented: SDCL 13-37-1.1.
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