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ERIC Number: ED483199
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 35
Abstractor: ERIC
Primer on the Provision of Extended School Year Services: For Parents and Educators
Copenhaver, John
Mountain Plains Regional Resource Center
The purpose of this document is to provide guidance for parents, educators, and administrators regarding the determination and implementation of extended school year (ESY) services for eligible students with disabilities. Parents of children with disabilities should be provided information regarding ESY to better enable them to be involved in the decision for or against ESY services for their child. This document contains guidance to some of the most commonly asked questions and guidance regarding ESY services. Sections cover: (1) Legal Authority for Extended School Year (ESY); (2) Why Extended School (ESY)?; (3) Determining Need for Extended School Year Services; Determining Extended School Year Services; Related Services; Summer School; Procedural Safeguards; Special Circumstances; Funding; IEP (Individualized Education Program) Team ESY Checklist; and ESY Consideration.
Mountain Plains Regional Resource Center, 1780 N. Research Parkway, Suite 112 North Logan, UT 84341. Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Mountain Plains Regional Resource Center, Des Moines, IA.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A