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 FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions:

  1. Can my child keep his/her IEP if they leave public school?
    No, an IEP is a public school document, and may be used when converting to a Service Plan for Parentally Placed Private School Students (PPPSS).

  2. What is a Service Plan?
    Upon parent request, a Service Plan is developed for PPPSS with a disability who are eligible to receive special education services.

  3. How can I get a Service Plan?
    Parents of the student should contact the Support Specialist for your area (contact information in the About Us section).

  4. Are all private school students eligible to get a Service Plan?
    Any student who is parentally placed in a not-for-profit private school with a disability who have been designated to received special education and related services by the school district are eligible.

  5. What happens if my child with a current Service Plan transfers to a different private school?
    Contact the Support Specialist for your area (contact information in the About Us section).

  6. Is the private school required to implement the accommodations/modifications that are listed on my child’s IEP?
    No, the private schools are not required to implement any accommodations/modifications on IEPs.

  7. If my child participates in drive-in speech/language therapy, do I register him at that public school?
    No, sign in as a visitor; registering with the public school will forfeit your McKay Scholarship.

  8. What happens if my child returns to public school?
    If they currently have eligibility for an exceptional education program, the public school will develop an Individual Education Plan.

  9. If my child returns to public school, will they lose their McKay Scholarship?
    Yes; for more information, please refer to: (McKay Scholarship section).

  10. Can my child participate in any public school assessments while on a McKay Scholarship?
    Yes, students may participate in public school assessments while on a McKay Scholarship.
    Contact the support specialist for your area for more specific information (contact information in the About Us section).

  11. If my child is dismissed from any or all ESE programs (i.e. speech impaired, occupational therapy, etc.), will they lose their McKay Scholarship?
    No, dismissal from any or all ESE programs does not result in a change to the student’s eligibility status for the McKay Scholarship.

 

 
 
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