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ERIC Number: EJ1150394
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0040-0599
Extended School Year: Legal and Practical Considerations for Educators
Burke, Meghan M.; Decker, Janet R.
TEACHING Exceptional Children, v49 n5 p339-346 May-Jun 2017
This article clarifies what extended school year (ESY) is and who is eligible for it. It also describes, how it looks different for individual students, where and when it can be provided, and how to determine whether students are eligible. To illustrate common challenges in determining ESY, vignettes are provided based on four students' cases. Questions that are commonly asked by special education teachers about ESY and explanations based on best practices and the law relevant to ESY are also provided. Table 2 presents tips for data collection state by state with (ESY) state statutes, regulations, and guidance. A check list to determine whether students are eligible for ESY is included.
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Language: English
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