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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 2. ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION [33000 - 64100]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 4. INSTRUCTION AND SERVICES [46000 - 64100]

  ( Division 4 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 30. SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS [56000 - 56865]

  ( Part 30 repealed and added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 797, Sec. 9. )

CHAPTER 2. Administration [56100 - 56194]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 797, Sec. 9. )

ARTICLE 5.5. Public Hospitals, Proprietary Hospitals and Other Residential Medical Facilities [56167 - 56169.7]
  ( Article 5.5 added by Stats. 1981, Ch. 1044, Sec. 6.7. )

56167.
  

(a) Individuals with exceptional needs who are placed in a public hospital, state licensed children’s hospital, psychiatric hospital, proprietary hospital, or a health facility for medical purposes are the educational responsibility of the local educational agency in which the hospital or facility is located, as determined in local written agreements pursuant to subdivision (e) of Section 56195.7.

(b) For the purposes of this part, “health facility” shall have the definition set forth in Sections 1250, 1250.2, and 1250.3 of the Health and Safety Code.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 56, Sec. 23. Effective January 1, 2008.)

56167.5.
  

Nothing in this article shall be construed to mean that the placement of any individual with exceptional needs in a hospital or health facility constitutes a necessary residential placement, as described under Section 300.104 of Title 34 of the Code of Federal Regulations, for which the local educational agency would be responsible as an educational program option under this part.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 56, Sec. 24. Effective January 1, 2008.)

56168.
  

(a) A public hospital, state licensed children’s hospital, psychiatric hospital, proprietary hospital, or a health facility for medical purposes located either within and outside of this state that did not provide special education to individuals with exceptional needs who satisfy the criteria set forth in paragraph (2) of subdivision (c) of Section 56026 pursuant to a waiver granted under Section 56366.2 for the 1994–95 school year, is ineligible for certification as a nonpublic, nonsectarian school pursuant to Section 56034 and Sections 56365 to 56366.5, inclusive, to provide special education to individuals with exceptional needs. Districts, special education local plan areas, or county offices shall have until September 1, 1994, to find an appropriate alternative placement for any children currently served in one of these programs.

(b) Pursuant to Section 56167, the local educational agency in which the hospital or health facility is located has the educational responsibility for individuals with exceptional needs who reside in these facilities.

(c) A hospital or health facility is eligible for certification as a nonpublic, nonsectarian agency pursuant to Section 56035 and Sections 56365 to 56366.5, inclusive, to provide designated instruction and services to individuals with exceptional needs whether the child attends a public or nonpublic school or is enrolled in both a public and nonpublic school program as specified in Section 56361.5.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 56, Sec. 25. Effective January 1, 2008.)

56169.5.
  

This article shall not apply to programs operating in state hospitals.

(Amended by Stats. 1986, Ch. 1296, Sec. 4.)

56169.7.
  

If any provision of this article, or the application thereof to any person or circumstances, is held invalid by an appellate court of competent jurisdiction, the remainder of the article, and the application of the provision to other persons or circumstances, shall not be affected thereby.

(Added by Stats. 1986, Ch. 1296, Sec. 5.)

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