Ch. 130 1997 Session Laws of Kansas 723
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of
Section 1. (a) A school district shall not be required to
person who has attained 19 years of age and who is not currently enrolled
in the school district with educational services in a regular school setting.
If a school district elects not to provide such person with educational
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services in a regular school setting, the school district shall
offer the per-
son educational services in an alternative setting or an alternative edu-
cational program. The educational services or educational program pro-
vided any person as an alternative to regular school placement shall be
designed to provide the person with the opportunity to satisfactorily com-
plete the course requirements of the state board of education necessary
for graduation from high school.
(b) Whenever a school district provides educational services or
cational programs to persons as an alternative to regular school place-
ment, such persons shall be subject to the same requirements, terms and
conditions of law, rules and regulations and district policies as are appli-
cable to persons in regular school placement.
(c) The foregoing provisions of this section do not apply to
who have been determined to be exceptional children, except gifted chil-
dren, under the provisions of the special education for exceptional chil-
dren act. Such persons shall be subject to the provisions of their respective
individualized education programs.
Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and
publication in the statute book.
Approved April 24, 1997.