Sample Letter Requesting Independent Evaluation
Address of administrator and school
My (son/daughter) who is currently attending (school, grade, teacher) was evaluated for special education services ___-___-___ (month, date, year). I am writing to inform you that I disagree with the evaluation results and would like to have my child re-evaluated. I am requesting an independent educational evaluation at public expense for the following reasons:
(Briefly list your reasons. Be very specific.)
My plan for obtaining the evaluation is __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Please contact me so that we may work together and proceed without delay. My daytime phone number is….
cc: Director of Special Education
Tips for Parents When Requesting and Independent Evaluation:
- · Make your request in writing.
- · Keep the letter brief and to the point.
- · Be sure to keep a copy for your records.