is when a child's IEP services are extended beyond the normal school year.
(ESY) additional special education and related services for a child with a disability to supplement the normal school year which are provided as part of a free appropriate public education (FAPE) for time periods when school is not in session free appropriate public education (often known as FAPE) - one of the key requirements of Public Laws 94-142 and 101- 476 and 105-17, which states that an education program must be provided to all eligible children (regardless of disability) without cost to families; "appropriate" is not defined, but other references within the law imply the most "normal" setting that can meet the child’s educational needs
According to the U.S. Department of Education's Federal Register (March 1999) and the Michigan Department of Education's Revised Administrative Rules for Special Education (November 2002), every public agency is required to ensure that extended school year services are available as necessary to provide Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE). Extended school services include any service that goes beyond the time allocated for the full academic year. CEN NEWS Teaching, Assessing Students With Disabilities The Institute on Communication Integration Addresses Parenting Teens and Young Adults With Disabilities Kids Count on Consistency Detroit Elementary School Teacher Named Michigan Teacher of the Year Robots Stand in for Bedridden Students—Technology Helps Connect Hospitalized Kids With Classmates more news