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Special Education

Hopewell Public Schools maintains a commitment to providing the full continuum of special education and pupil personnel services that ensures access to and participation in programs and activities that are age appropriate and meets the educational needs of all students with identified disabilities.


Hopewell Public Schools adheres to both the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 2004) and the Virginia State Regulations Governing Special Education Programs for Students With Disabilities (VA REGS) when establishing programs and supporting decisions that will guide the educational paths for students with disabilities.

Based upon eligibility, students with disabilities may be served under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/504faq.html).