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(9.16) My child is temporarily placed in a psychiatric hospital in another county and may need a residential treatment setting. Who is responsible for educational services?

(9.16) My child is temporarily placed in a psychiatric hospital in another county and may need a residential treatment setting. Who is responsible for educational services?

Special education students who are placed in a public hospital, state licensed children’s hospital, psychiatric hospital, proprietary hospital or a health facility for medical purposes are the educational responsibility of the school district, SELPA, or county office of education in which the hospital or facility is located. [Cal. Ed. Code Sec. 56167.] A SELPA may be made up of a district, a collection of districts, or a county office of education.