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22 Pa. Code § 16.31. General.


§ 16.31. General.

 (a)  A GIEP is a written plan describing the education to be provided to a gifted student. The initial GIEP must be based on and be responsive to the results of the evaluation and be developed and implemented in accordance with this chapter.

 (b)  If a gifted student moves from one school district in this Commonwealth to another, the new district shall implement the existing GIEP to the extent possible or provide the services and programs specified in an interim GIEP agreed to by the parents until a new GIEP is developed and implemented in accordance with this section and § §  16.32 and 16.33 (relating to GIEP; and support services) or until the completion of due process proceedings under § §  16.61—16.65 (relating to procedural safeguards).

 (c)  Every student receiving gifted education prior to July 1, 2008, shall continue to receive gifted education until the student meets one of the following conditions:

   (1)  The student graduates from high school.

   (2)  The student is no longer of school age.

   (3)  A GIEP team determines that the student no longer needs gifted education.


   The provisions of this §  16.31 amended under sections 1372 and 2603-B of the Public School Code of 1949 (24 P. S. § §  13-1372 and 26-2603-B).


   The provisions of this §  16.31 amended October 31, 2008, effective November 1, 2008, 38 Pa. Code 5953. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (271499).

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