Oregon
Rule Rule 581-015-2455
Provision of services for Private School Children with Disabilities


(1)

Each public agency must provide for participation in special education and related services to private school children with disabilities who are enrolled in private schools located within the school district boundaries, to the extent consistent with the number and location of these children.

(2)

No private school child with a disability has an individual right to receive some or all of the special education and related services that the child would receive if enrolled in a public school

(3)

Decisions about the services that will be provided to private school children with disabilities must be made in accordance with OAR 581-015-2460 (Services Plan) and 581-015-2480 (Consultation with Representatives of Private School Children with Disabilities).

(4)

Special education and related services provided to private school children with disabilities must be provided by personnel meeting the same standards as personnel providing services in the public agency, except that private school teachers providing equitable services to private school children with disabilities do not have to meet the highly qualified special education teacher requirements.

(5)

Special education and related services must be provided to private school children with disabilities by employees of the public agency or through contract by the public agency with an individual, association, agency, organization, or other entity.

(6)

Private school children with disabilities may receive a different amount of services than children with disabilities in public schools.

(7)

Special education and related services may be provided to parentally-placed private school children on the premises of private, including religious, schools, to the extent consistent with law.

(8)

Special education and related services provided to parentally-placed private school children with disabilities, including materials and equipment, must be secular, neutral and nonideological.
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