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Charter Schools; Special Education   

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A request by a charter school to participate as a local educational agency in a special education local plan area may not be treated differently from a similar request made by a school district. In reviewing and approving a request by a charter school to participate as a local educational agency in a special education local plan area, the following requirements shall apply:

(a) The special education local plan area shall comply with Section 56140.

(b) The charter school shall participate in state and federal funding for special education and the allocation plan developed pursuant to subdivision (i) of Section 56195.7 or Section 56836.05 in the same manner as other local educational agencies of the special education local plan area.

(c) The charter school shall participate in governance of the special education local plan area in the same manner as other local educational agencies of the special education local plan area.

(Added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 78, Sec. 44.6.)