§ 15-1181 Definitions
§ 15-1182 Special education fund; administration
§ 15-1183 Placement; voucher application requirements
§ 15-1184 Vouchers; requirements; budgets; prohibited uses
§ 15-1185 School district responsibility; integration into a school

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 15 > Chapter 10 > Article 6 - Education Voucher Fund for Private Placement

  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Base: means the revenue level per student count specified by the legislature. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • Base level: means the following amounts plus the percentage increases to the base level as provided in sections 15-902. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • Child: means a person who is at least three years of age by September 1 of the current year but who is under twenty-two years of age. See Arizona Laws 15-1181
  • Child with a disability: means a child with a disability as defined in section 15-761. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Current year: means the fiscal year in which a school district is operating. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fiscal year: means the year beginning July 1 and ending June 30. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Fund: means the special education fund. See Arizona Laws 15-1181
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Parent: means the natural or adoptive parent of a child, the legal guardian of a child, a relative with whom a child resides and who is acting as the parent of that child or a surrogate parent who has been appointed for a child pursuant to Section 15-763. See Arizona Laws 15-1181
  • person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, association or public or private organization of any kind. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • placement: means placement of a child in a private residential facility for residential special education placement as defined in section 15-761 or by a state placing agency for care, safety or treatment reasons. See Arizona Laws 15-1181
  • Private residential facility: means a private facility that is licensed by the department of economic security or department of health services and to which one of the following also applies:

    (a) For special education placements, the facility has been approved by the division of special education pursuant to section 15-765 for the purpose of providing special education and related services. See Arizona Laws 15-1181

  • Private school: means a nonpublic institution where instruction is imparted. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • public school: means any public institution established for the purposes of offering instruction to pupils in programs for preschool children with disabilities, kindergarten programs or any combination of elementary grades or secondary grades one through twelve. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Related services: means related services as defined in section 15-761. See Arizona Laws 15-1181
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • School district: means a political subdivision of this state with geographic boundaries organized for the purpose of the administration, support and maintenance of the public schools or an accommodation school. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • State placing agency: means the department of juvenile corrections, the department of economic security, the department of child safety, the Arizona health care cost containment system or the administrative office of the court. See Arizona Laws 15-1181
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subject: means a division or field of organized knowledge, such as English or mathematics, or a selection from an organized body of knowledge for a course or teaching unit, such as the English novel or elementary algebra. See Arizona Laws 15-101