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22 Pa. Code § 15.2. Definitions.

§ 15.2. Definitions.

 The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

   Parents—A birth or adoptive parent, a guardian or a person acting as a parent of the student.

   Protected handicapped student—A student who meets the following conditions:

     (i)   Is of an age at which public education is offered in that school district.

     (ii)   Has a physical or mental disability which substantially limits or prohibits participation in or access to an aspect of the student’s school program.

     (iii)   Is not eligible as defined by Chapter 14 (relating to special education services and programs) or who is eligible but is raising a claim of discrimination under §  15.10 (relating to discrimination claims).

   School days—The days of the school district’s academic year plus the 14 calendar days before the beginning of the academic year and the 14 calendar days following the completion of the academic year.

   Section 504—Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C.A. §  794).

   Service agreement—A written agreement executed by a student’s parents and a school official setting forth the specific related aids, services or accommodations to be provided to a protected handicapped student.

Cross References

   This section cited in 22 Pa. Code §  10.2 (relating to definitions); 22 Pa. Code §  10.23 (relating to response and handling of a student with a disability); 55 Pa. Code §  3270.4 (relating to definitions); 55 Pa. Code §  3280.4 (relating to definitions); and 55 Pa. Code §  3290.4 (relating to definitions).

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