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Are Extended Special Education Services Coming to Illinois?

K-12 Education Publications

Originally posted on our Special Education Law Insights Blog

IAASE recently reported that HB 3897 is currently making its way through the Illinois legislative process. This bill would expand special education eligibility to students through the school year in which they turn 22. Currently, students who have not yet received a diploma are eligible for services through the day before their 22nd birthday. Note that federal funding does not cover students beyond the age of 21.

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