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2019 Statute

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72-3420.Requirements for education of children with disabilities in regular classes, exception; admission to state institutions. (a) Each school district shall be required, to the maximum extent appropriate, to educate children with disabilities with children who are not disabled, and to provide special classes, separate schooling or for the removal of children with disabilities from the regular education environment only when the nature or severity of the disability of the child is such that education in regular classes with supplementary aids and services cannot be achieved satisfactorily.

(b) Nothing in this section shall be construed to authorize the state board or any board to function as an admitting agency to the state institutions or to limit or supersede or in any manner affect the requirements of each board to comply with the provisions of K.S.A. 72-3410, and amendments thereto, to provide special education services for each exceptional child in the school district unless and until such child meets the criteria for admission to a state institution and is so admitted by the state institution. Each state institution shall publish the criteria for admission to such state institution and shall furnish such criteria to each board upon request therefor.

History: L. 1974, ch. 290, § 17; L. 1975, ch. 365, § 3; L. 1977, ch. 240, § 3; L. 1999, ch. 116, § 24; July 1.

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