Legal Resources | Education Code | EC 56176
Children Enrolled in Private Schools
The cost of the reimbursement described in Section 56175 may be reduced or denied pursuant to clause (iii) of subparagraph (C) of paragraph (10) of subsection (a) of Section 1412 of Title 20 of the United States Code in the event of any of the following:
(a) At the most recent individualized education program meeting that a parent or guardian attended prior to removal of the child from the public school, the parent or guardian did not inform the individualized education program team that they were rejecting the placement proposed by the local educational agency to provide a free appropriate public education to the child, including stating his or her concerns and the intent to enroll the child in a private school at public expense.
(b) The parent or guardian did not give written notice to the local educational agency of the information described in subdivision (a) at least 10 business days, including any holidays that occur on a business day, prior to the removal of the child from the public school.
(c) Prior to the parent's or guardian's removal of the child from the public school, the local educational agency informed the parent, through the notice requirements described in paragraph (3) of subsection (b) of Section 1415 of Title 20 of the United States Code, of its intent to assess the child, including a statement of the purpose of the assessment that was appropriate and reasonable, but the parent or guardian did not make the child available for the assessment.
(d) Upon a judicial finding of unreasonableness with respect to actions taken by a parent or guardian.
(Amended by Stats. 2005, Ch. 653, Sec. 12.)
20 USC 1412
20 USC 1415
Education Code 56175