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3F - Unilateral Placement by Parents of Children in Private Schools at Public Expense

Part B of IDEA does not require Albuquerque Public Schools to pay for the cost of education, including special education and related services, of a child with a disability at a private school or facility if Albuquerque Public Schools made a free appropriate public education available to the child and the parent chooses to place the child in a private school or facility.  However, the school district where the private school is located shall include the child in the population whose needs are addressed under the Part B provisions regarding children who have been placed by their parents in a private school in compliance with federal regulation.  (34 CFR §300.131 through 300.144)

Administrative Position: Chief Academic Officer

Department Director: Executive Director of Special Education

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For more information about the legal references below, refer to the following site:
  • 34 CFR §300.131 through 300.144
  • 34 CFR §300.148

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NSBA/NEPN Classification: IHBA

Introduced: April 1, 2011
Reviewed: April 12, 2011
Adopted: April 22, 2011
Reviewed: October 12, 2012
Revised: October 12, 2012

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