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Portage Township Schools Special Education

Last Update:5/11/2018
Contact:
Title:Director of Special Education
Address:6240 U.S. Highway 6
Portage, IN 46368
County:Porter
Phone:219-464-9607
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Website:www.portage.k12.in.us
Mission
To provide all students with a quality education in a positive learning environment supported by cooperative efforts of the school, family and community that meets the students' needs and aspirations while preparing them to become respectful, productive citizens who view learning as a lifelong process.
Program Description
This school corporation is a member of: Porter County Education Interlocal 750 Ransom Rd. Valparaiso, IN 46383 Each local school corporation must make available special education and related services to all eligible children ages 3 through 21. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a federal law which guarantees all students with disabilities the right to a free appropriate public education designed to meet their individual needs. It also offers protections for the rights of students with disabilities and their parents, guardians, or education surrogate parents.

Each child must be determined eligible for special education and related services by a case conference committee. Eligibility must be established in accordance with the disability categories indicated in Article 7, Indiana Special Education Rules 3-16. Children with disabilities are eligible for preschool special education.
Financial
Services
First Steps/Early Intervention
Pre-school/Early Childhood
Spanish speaking community/materials
Spanish Speaking Staff Available
Special Education and Related Services
Counties Serviced
Porter
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