Student’s Need for Special Education ESY Must be Based on an Individual Determination 14-2009

In light of the end of the 2008-2009 school year, our office is providing this gentle reminder that it is the responsibility of all districts to make an individualized determination as to whether a student receiving special education services requires Extended School Year (“ESY”) services in order to receive a Free Appropriate Public Education (“FAPE”) under the Individuals with Disabilites Education Ace (“IDEA”)., search terms: ESY, Special Education, IEP, FAPE, IDEA, extended school year services,