JACKSON TWP — Seneca Valley passed its recent special education audit with flying colors.
The Pennsylvania Department of Education's Bureau of Special Education found the school district's special education program to be in full compliance with federal and state special education regulations, said Jerry Miller, district director of special education at Monday's school board meeting.
Additionally, the bureau gave the district a commendation for its extensive transition program, which includes the Raider Roast coffee shop that is staffed by students with special needs and community-based vocational training sites with local businesses.
Public schools special education programs are monitored once every six years by the Department of Education's Bureau of Special Education to ensure compliance.
Miller said 12 years ago the audit showed 27 areas that needed corrective action. Six years ago, there were 18 areas that needed corrective action, he said.
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