School Programs in State-Operated Hospitals
For purposes of this rule:
“Patient” means a school age child who is admitted to a state-operated hospital;
“School district” means the school district in which the state-operated hospital or training centers is located.
All patients admitted to state operated hospitals are eligible to receive educational services.
Educational services in state operated hospitals must commence if a patient’s hospital stay is expected to last five schools days or longer and the hospital staff has determined the patient is medically able to receive educational services.