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SECTION 912-B
Speech and language improvement services
Education (EDN) CHAPTER 16, TITLE 1, ARTICLE 19
§ 912-b. Speech and language improvement services. 1. The board of
education or trustees of each school district and the city school
district of the city of New York may provide speech and language
improvement services to students in grades kindergarten through six with
speech impairments of a severity that does not adversely affect the
student's educational performance but does present a barrier to
communication.

2. Any student, who is determined to be in need of such speech and
language improvement services, shall receive such upon the
recommendation of the building administrator.

3. A student, whose speech impairment adversely affects the student's
educational performance shall be referred to the committee on special
education for further evaluation and recommendation for special
education services and programs, pursuant to article eighty-nine of this
chapter.