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2F - Unilateral Placement by Parents of Children in Private Schools at Public Expense - April 2011 Revision

Notice: This policy was reviewed, revised, and/or renamed. We provide this revision for historic purposes only. Please see our current policies and procedural directives.

This procedural directive was reviewed and revised in October 2012. We provide this revision for historic purposes only.

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

References

Legal Cross Ref.:

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

Board Policy Cross Ref.:

  • I.11 Special Education

Procedural Directive Cross Ref.:

  • Special Education – Parents, Including Foster and Surrogate Parents

Forms:

NSBA/NEPN Classification: IHBA

Introduced: April 1, 2011
Reviewed: April 12, 2011
Adopted: April 22, 2011

This procedural directive was reviewed and revised in October 2012. We provide this revision for historic purposes only.