Special Programs is responsible for providing district-wide direction and support services for students who qualify for special education services, qualify for Section 504 protections, are English Language Learners, and students who are at risk of dropping out of school.
Also included in the umbrella of special programs services are programs that serve students who are economically disadvantaged, homeless, pregnant, or receiving homebound services.
These programs are governed by State Compensatory Education, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
Although each of these programs has a unique mission, function, goal, and objectives; all, have the distinction of looking at each student as an individual within the context of the educational setting and providing support services to ensure graduation.
College Resources for Students with Disabilities
Phone: 409-883-6970 Address 6579 FM 1130 Orange, Tx 77632 Fax: 409-883-8027