California Special Education Law

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IDEA 2004

January 01, 2000

Manifestation Determination

Manifest Determination Statute – IDEA 2004 – During the pendency of any proceedings, unless the State or local educational agency and the parents otherwise agree, the child shall remain in the then-current educational placement of the child, or, if applying for initial admission to a public school, shall, with the consent of the parents, be placed in the public school program until all such proceedings have been completed.