Through the collaboration of community, school and family, all children will develop self-esteem and become life-long learners and successful citizens.
Union Public Schools is committed to providing comprehensive educational services to all students – including students with disabilities. About 1,500 Union students on average have some type of disability which requires attention.
Union makes every effort to contact, evaluate and educate all children suspected of having a disability, ages 3 through 21, under the provisions established by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1997 (IDEA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
Union strictly adheres to the policies and procedures set forth under IDEA, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the State Department of Education, and the District Special Education Policy/Procedure Manual to ensure that all students receive a free, appropriate public education.
The Union Public School District provides specialized instruction and related services to students who qualify for public school services in the following areas: