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orthopedic impairments, that meet the criteria for admission for each such special school.

B.1.Each BSS, in recognition of its uniqueness and expertise in serving students with low incidence impairments, is designated as a specialized state-wide resource center and may assist LEAs in the provision of services as requested by LEAs.

2.Services may include, but are not limited to: student assessment; in-service training; curricular materials sharing; consultation; and program design, development, and evaluation.

C.Notwithstanding any other provision of these regulations, when a student with a disability is admitted to a BSS and receives the majority of educational services from the BSS, the student shall be under the jurisdiction of the BSS, even if the student receives some services from an LEA.

AUTHORITY NOTE:Promulgated in accordance with R.S.17:1941 et seq.

HISTORICAL NOTE:Promulgated by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, LR 34:2066 (October 2008).

§461.Provision of Services

A.Special education services provided by BSS to students with disabilities shall be provided in compliance with these regulations. Provision of services to other (gifted, talented or regular education) students is not governed by these regulations.

AUHORITY NOTE:Promulgated in accordance with R.S.17:1941 et seq.

HISTORICAL NOTE:Promulgated by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, LR 34:2067 (October 2008).

§462.LEA Request for Enrollment in a BSS

A.When an LEA requests that a student be enrolled in a BSS, the requesting LEA is to provide the BSS with documentation of the need for educating the student in the BSS, and

B.prior to and during the admission consideration, the requesting LEA will be responsible for providing:

1.documentation reflecting the student's educational/behavioral functioning in the LEA setting including the student’s mode of communication to assist in determining a BSS's ability to provide an appropriate program. This includes, but is not limited to student's records, the most recent evaluation, most recent IEP, all records and reports regarding grades and high stakes testing, behavior incidents, audiometric data, vision data, educational progress, immunizations, special health concerns and relevant information from private providers; and
2.an LEA representative at the IEP conference, as appropriate;

C.if a student is not admitted to a BSS, the requesting LEA is responsible for providing services or causing services to be provided to the student.

AUTHORITY NOTE:Promulgated in accordance with R.S.17:1941 et seq. including R.S. 17:1960

HISTORICAL NOTE:Promulgated by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, LR 34:2067 (October 2008).

§463.Parent Request for Enrollment to LSD or LSVI

A.If an LEA does not request enrollment to a BSS, a parent may request admittance to LSD or LSVI. This request is referred to as parent option.

B.Prior to September 1 of each school year, LSD and LSVI shall determine starting enrollment/resource figures for:

1.the number of students enrolled to date through the referral process and previous parent option students who continue to meet enrollment standards;
2.the resources available to provide supplementary services beyond classroom instruction for those students (e.g., bus space availability; professional service contract limits for OT and PT, psychiatric and psychological services; residential staff/student ratio).

C.If the student is not admitted to LSD or LSVI, jurisdiction does not change.

AUTHORITY NOTE:Promulgated in accordance with R.S.17:1941 et seq. including R.S. 17:1946 and R.S. 17:1960.

HISTORICAL NOTE:Promulgated by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, LR 34:2067 (October 2008).

§464.Admission and Release

A.Eligible students with disabilities, including those who can be served through regular education facilities, shall be admitted to and released from BESE Special Schools, according to procedures approved by BESE, which include the components listed below.

B.1.Each BSS shall develop and maintain operational procedures concerning the admission of students which incorporate the following:

a.each BSS shall make an annual determination of the number of additional students by grade, bus space availability, professional service contract limits for OT and PT, psychiatric and psychological services, and residential staff/student who may be admitted;
b.students shall be between 3 and 21 years of age, inclusive;
c.as permitted by statute, appropriate services, which need not comply with these regulations, may be provided at extended ages;
d.students must be residents of Louisiana;
e.students must possess a current evaluation with a disability classification that is germane to the services of the school; and
f.students who are not otherwise eligible for admission to a BSS may be admitted for educational purposes, including providing interaction with non-disabled peers and educating students who, based on a medical diagnosis, will likely be eligible for admission in the future.
2.Each BSS shall develop and maintain operational procedures concerning the release of students which incorporate the following circumstances:
a.when a student has received a regular high school diploma;
b.when a student has reached his/her twenty-second birthday by the completion of the current school session or an age extension is granted by law; unless:
i.the admissions and release committee of the BSS determines that the needs of the student are appropriate to continued educational services, in accordance with eligibility requirements stated above for educational services; and
ii.the board special school director authorizes an additional period of service to the student which includes cooperative inter-agency or postgraduate services;

Louisiana Register   Vol. 34, No. 10   October 20, 2008

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