The school districts, approved cooperatives and special education and related services providers are prohibited from requiring parents to obtain a prescription for substances identified under Schedules I, II, III, IV or V in section 202(c) of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 812(c)) for the child as a condition of attending school, receiving an evaluation under 92 NAC 51-006, or receiving services under Chapter 51.


Nothing in this policy shall be construed to create a prohibition against teachers and other school personnel consulting or sharing classroom-based observations with parents or guardians regarding a student’s academic and functional performance, or behavior in the classroom or school, or regarding the need for evaluation for special education or related services.


NDE document “Supporting Document to Checklist of Required Special Education Policies, Procedures and practices for Part B of the IDEA” shall serve as an administrative procedure to this policy.  The entire document can be found at


























Approved ________________ Reviewed _______________ Revised ___1-15-2013____