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ANNUAL GOALS

ANNUAL GOALS

Authorities: 34 C.F.R. Part 300
 
 
 
  FEDERAL AND STATE REQUIREMENTS
The admission, review, and dismissal (ARD) committee must include in the child's individualized education program (IEP) a statement of measurable annual academic and functional goals designed to:
  • Meet the child's needs that result from the child's disability to enable the child to be involved in and to make progress in the general education curriculum; and
  • Meet each of the child's other educational needs that result from the child's disability.
For the child who takes an alternate state assessment aligned to alternate achievement standards, the ARD committee must include in the child's IEP a description of benchmarks or short-term objectives.
The ARD committee must include in the child's IEP a description of:
  • How the child's progress toward meeting the annual goals will be measured; and
  • When periodic reports on the progress the child is making toward meeting the annual goals (such as through the use of quarterly or other periodic reports, concurrent with the issuance of report cards) will be provided.
  Last Updated : Tue, Apr 11, 2017