Exceptional Student Education - Understanding the Eligibility Process
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Eligibility Meeting and Determination
- The staffing committee uses the Florida State Board of Education Rules to determine eligibility
- It's not enough to merely gather it and have it available in a folder. There must also be evidence that the information, in its entirety, was considered in making the determination regarding the child's eligibility.
Eligibility Meeting and Determination. Program eligibility is determined by the criteria set forth in the state board of education rules. The team should consider program eligibility in all areas of the child's disability.