§8-60-15 - Least restrictive environment requirements.

§8-60-15 Least restrictive environment requirements. The department shall ensure that:

(1) To the maximum extent appropriate, students with disabilities, including students in public or private institutions or other care facilities, are educated with students who are nondisabled; and

(2) Special classes, separate schooling, or other removal of students with disabilities from the regular educational environment occurs only if the nature or severity of the disability is such that education in regular classes with the use of supplementary aids and services cannot be achieved satisfactorily.

[Eff 11/23/09] (Auth: 20 U.S.C. 1412(a)(5); HRS §302A-1112) (Imp: 34 C.F.R. §300.114)

 

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