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My child is in a private school. Do I have any rights?

Yes, but they vary depending on the circumstances. Students with disabilities placed in private schools by their districts have all the same rights that public school students have. Those placed by their parents have the right to dual enrollment in the public schools to receive special educations services, and to services accessed through the private schools under a state law that provides funding for some kinds of support . You have the right to ask your district to evaluate your child for special education services even if your child attends private school. You do not have to agree to place your child in public school in order to get that evaluation.

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The Law Offices of Caryl Andrea Oberman LLC
705 Easton Road
Willow Grove, PA 19090
P (215) 830-5025 | F (215) 830-5027
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