Texas Education Code

Sec. § 29.014
School Districts That Provide Education Solely to Students Confined to or Educated in Hospitals


(a)

This section applies only to a school district that provides education and related services only to students who are confined in or receive educational services in a hospital.

(b)

A school district to which this section applies may operate an extended year program for a period not to exceed 45 days. The district’s average daily attendance shall be computed for the regular school year plus the extended year.

(c)

Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, a student whose appropriate education program is a regular education program may receive services and be counted for attendance purposes for the number of hours per week appropriate for the student’s condition if the student:

(1)

is temporarily classified as eligible for participation in a special education program because of the student’s confinement in a hospital; and

(2)

the student’s education is provided by a district to which this section applies.

(d)

The basic allotment for a student enrolled in a district to which this section applies is adjusted by the weight for a homebound student under Section 48.102 (Special Education)(a).
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 260, Sec. 1, eff. May 30, 1995.
Amended by:
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 943 (H.B. 3), Sec. 3.026, eff. September 1, 2019.
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