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Senate Bill 0464


Senate Bill 0464

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF SB 464 (Updated April 11, 2013 11:47 am - DI 84)


Education funding for children in residential care. Provides that if a student is placed in a state licensed residential mental health facility under written orders of a licensed physician, if the student receives educational services provided by the facility, and if certain other conditions are satisfied, the school corporation receiving state tuition support for the student at the time of the student's admission to the facility shall pay the facility a per diem for the educational services provided by the facility to the student during the student's admission in the facility. Specifies that the amount such a school corporation shall pay to a facility is the amount, prorated according to the number of instructional days for which the student receives the educational services, that is equal to: (1) the student's proportionate share of basic tuition support distributions that are made to the school corporation for the school year; and (2) any special education grants received for the student. Requires a facility to provide written notice to the school corporation not later than five business days after a student is admitted to the facility. Provides that for each student admitted to a facility, the facility shall provide the following in accordance with rules adopted by the state board of education: (1) An educational opportunity, including special education and related services, that is comparable to that of a student attending a school in the school corporation. (2) A level of educational services from the facility that is comparable to that of a student attending a school in the school corporation. Requires that the educational services at a facility must be provided by licensed teachers. Provides that the state board of education shall adopt a rule that addresses the responsibilities of the school corporation and the facility with regard to a student with an individualized education program. Requires the state board of education to adopt rules to implement these provisions, and allows the state board to adopt emergency rules.
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