(20 ILCS 505/8a)
(from Ch. 23, par. 5008a)
No otherwise qualified child with a disability receiving
special education and related services under Article 14 of The School Code
shall solely by reason of his or her disability be excluded from the
participation in or be denied the benefits of or be subjected to
discrimination under any program or activity provided by the Department.
The Department, or its authorized agent, shall ensure that a copy of a
student's then current individualized education program (IEP) is provided
to the school district in which the student is newly placed by the
Department. Upon receipt of the IEP, the new school district shall review
it and place the student in a special education program in accordance with
that described in the IEP. The Department shall consult with the State
Board of Education in the development of necessary rules and regulations to
implement this provision.
(Source: P.A. 87-372.)