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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 14. Education, Libraries, and Museums
- Chapter 30. Pupils and Educational Programs For Pupils
- Section 350. Definitions.
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AS 14.30.350. Definitions.
In AS 14.30.180
- (1) "appropriate education" means personalized instruction with sufficient support services to permit a child to benefit
educationally from the instruction;
- (2) "child with a disability" means a child with one or more of the following:
- (A) mental retardation;
- (B) learning disabilities;
- (C) emotional disturbance;
- (D) deafness;
- (E) deaf-blindness;
- (F) hearing impairment;
- (G) orthopedic impairment;
- (H) other health impairment;
- (I) speech or language impairment;
- (J) visual impairment;
- (K) multiple disabilities;
- (L) early childhood development delay;
- (M) autism;
- (N) traumatic brain injury;
- (3) "due process hearing" means a hearing conducted under AS 14.30.193;
- (4) "educational records" means those files, documents, records, and other material that contain information directly
related to a student and are maintained by a school district or a person acting for a school district; the term
"educational records" does not include the personnel records of the school district, maintained in the normal course of
business, that relate exclusively to a person's capacity as an employee, or other records as designated by the
department in regulation;
- (5) "informed consent" means that
- (A) a child's parent has been fully informed, in the parent's native language or other mode of communication, of all
information relevant to the activity for which consent is sought;
- (B) the parent understands and agrees in writing to the carrying out of the activity for which the parent's consent is
- (C) the consent describes that activity and lists any records that will be released and to whom; and
- (D) the parent understands that the granting of consent is voluntary on the part of the parent and may be revoked at any
- (6) "parent" means a
- (A) child's natural or adoptive parent;
- (B) child's guardian, but not the state if the child is in the legal custody of the state;
- (C) person who is acting in the place of a child's natural or adoptive parent, such as a grandparent or stepparent with
whom the child lives, or a person who is legally responsible for the child's welfare; and
- (D) child's surrogate parent who has been appointed under AS 14.30.325;
- (7) "related services" means services described in 34 C.F.R. 300.24;
- (8) "school district" means a borough school district, a city school district, a regional educational attendance area, a
state boarding school, and the state centralized correspondence study program;
- (9) "special education" means an educational program described in 34 C.F.R. 300.26;
Article 06. EDUCATION FOR GIFTED CHILDREN
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