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  • Special Education

    Knox County Public Schools makes a free appropriate public education (FAPE) available to children with disabilities and provides the child and parents all the rights under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Kentucky laws, and administrative regulations.

    Our district shall ensure that a free appropriate public education is available to each child with a disability:

    1. whose age is three (3) to twenty-one (21) years;
    2. who resides in a home, facility, residence, or any type of shelter within KCPS’s geographical boundaries;
    3. who has a disability, regardless of the severity (according to procedures for Evaluation and Eligibility);
    4. who needs special education and related services (according to procedures for IEP);
    5. who has been suspended or expelled for more than a total of ten days in a school year (according to Providing Services in procedures for Discipline) ; and
    6. who resides within KCPS boundaries who has not graduated with a general education diploma or certificate of completion/attainment (according to Release Due to Withdrawal From School in procedures for Placement in the Least Restrictive Environment).

    Section 504/English Language Learners

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