(1) The provisions of WAC 392-172A-04080 through 392-172A-04095
apply to students eligible for special education who have been placed in or referred to a private elementary or secondary school or facility meeting nonpublic agency approval by the student's school district as a means of providing special education and related services when the school district cannot provide an appropriate education for the student within the district.
(2)(a) School districts are also authorized to enter into interdistrict agreements with other school districts pursuant to chapter 392-135
WAC or contract with other public and private agencies under WAC 392-121-188
to provide special education or related services, or both to eligible students when the private or public agency does not meet the criteria for nonpublic agencies under WAC 392-172A-04090
, but the school district determines that the private or public agency can provide the student with a free appropriate public education (FAPE).
(b) When a district contracts with other public or private agencies to provide special education or related services or both, under subsection (2)(a) of this section, the school district shall ensure that it follows the requirements under WAC 392-172A-04085
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090
and 34 C.F.R. Part 300. WSR 13-20-034, § 392-172A-04080, filed 9/24/13, effective 10/25/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090
(7) and 42 U.S.C. 1400 et. seq. WSR 07-14-078, § 392-172A-04080, filed 6/29/07, effective 7/30/07.]