EDUCATION OF EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN
33-2004. Contracting by approved form for education by another school district, approved rehabilitation center or hospital, or a corporation. The trustees of a school district may contract on a form adopted by the state superintendent of public instruction for the education of exceptional children by another school district or by any private or public rehabilitation center, hospital, corporation, or state agency approved by the state department of education and when the students are transferred from the school district to the institution, corporation or district, said school district shall agree to pay therefor to the institution, corporation or district contracting to educate the students, amounts computed as follows:
1. For each resident student educated by another school district, the amount of the tuition rate certified for the receiving district under the provisions of section 33-1405, Idaho Code;
When public school districts contract for the education of exceptional children residing within the several districts, one (1) district shall be designated as the educating district for the purpose herein.
2. For each resident student educated by contract by a rehabilitation center, hospital, corporation or state agency, the contract amount cannot be greater than the educational costs of the student.
When any rehabilitation center, hospital, corporation or state agency shall have contracted for the education of any exceptional children as defined in this chapter all such children shall be enrolled in the district of their residence; and the institution, hospital or corporation shall certify to the home school district the daily record of attendance of each such pupil. The home district shall be eligible for reimbursement of costs approved by the state superintendent of public instruction as provided in this subsection and in section 33-1002, Idaho Code.
Reimbursement of approved costs shall be part of the district’s exceptional child contract allowance and cannot exceed the amount of state support contracted students would generate if they were enrolled in an educational program for which average daily attendance is computed.
[33-2004, added 1963, ch. 13, sec. 186, p. 27; am. 1965, ch. 228, sec. 5, p. 542; am. 1972, ch. 25, sec. 1, p. 30; am. 1974, ch. 127, sec. 2, p. 1305; am. 1975, ch. 50, sec. 1, p. 97; am. 1980, ch. 179, sec. 13, p. 395; am. 1985, ch. 107, sec. 19, p. 210; am. 1996, ch. 133, sec. 2, p. 457.]