2022 Indiana Code
Title 20. Education
Article 35. Special Education
Chapter 6. General Provisions
20-35-6-2. Contracts for Services; Payment of Costs; Rules

Universal Citation: IN Code § 20-35-6-2 (2022)

Sec. 2. (a) The secretary of education may contract with in-state or out-of-state public and private schools, state agencies, or child caring institutions (as defined in IC 12-7-2-29(1)) to pay, with any funds appropriated for this purpose, the excess costs of educating children of school age:

(1) who have been identified as eligible for special education services; and

(2) whose disability is of such intensity as to preclude achievement in the existing local public school setting.

The state shall pay the costs of the services that exceed the regular cost of educating children of the same age and grade level in the child's school corporation. The school corporation shall pay the share of the total tuition cost that is the regular per capita cost of general education in that school corporation.

(b) School corporations shall pay their share of the total tuition costs for children with disabilities served under this section.

(c) The state board shall adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 necessary to implement this section.

[Pre-2005 Elementary and Secondary Education Recodification Citation: 20-1-6-19.]

As added by P.L.1-2005, SEC.19. Amended by P.L.43-2021, SEC.118.

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