Facts about Nonpublic School Placements

2017-07-07T15:15:38-05:00

According to the Texas Education Agency’s (TEA) Accessible Content from the 2016 Nonpublic Day and Residential PowerPoint and document, “A nonpublic school placement is the placement of a student by a district, at district cost, into a private setting to receive special education and related services that the district is unable to provide for the student while still providing a free appropriate public education (FAPE).” Facts about Nonpublic School Placements TEA must approve the educational program of all sites that districts choose to place students to ensure that each meet both federal and state special education program requirements.  The legal responsibility for providing appropriate [...]