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Special Education Policy Update

EPS families, 

Effective immediately, all students entitled to FAPE (Free Appropriate Public Education) and all of the rights and procedural safeguards under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Chapter 14 of Title 22 of the Pennsylvania Code may remain enrolled in public school until they turn 22 years of age. This includes students who turned 21 and exited during or after the 2022-2023 school term. If you have questions or would like more information, please contact the Special Education Department at 814 874-6050.