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72-9936.School districts not required to provide incarcerated person with opportunity to attend school; exceptions. (a) Subject to the provisions of subsection (b), no school district shall be required to provide any person, who is 16 years of age or older, has been prosecuted as an adult, convicted of a crime, and incarcerated in a county jail or state correctional institution, with an opportunity to attend school at a school facility operated by the school district for the period of time the person is incarcerated, nor shall any school district be required to provide any such person with educational services at the county jail or state correctional institution in which the person is incarcerated.

(b) The provisions of subsection (a) do not apply to any person who is under 21 years of age and who, immediately prior to conviction and incarceration, was determined to be a child with a disability for whom an individualized education program had been developed and effectuated under the provisions of the special education for exceptional children act.

History: L. 1995, ch. 141, § 1; L. 1999, ch. 116, § 37; July 1.



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