(By authority conferred on the state board of education by section 622 of Act No. 269 of  
the Public Acts of 1955, as added by Act No. 343 of the Public Acts of 1965, being  
S340.622 of the Michigan Compiled Laws)  
R 340.291 Definitions.  
Rule 1. As used in section 622 and these rules:  
(a) "School district" means both local and intermediate school districts.  
(b) "Shall provide" means shall make available.  
(c) "Equal basis" means that the services shall be made available at the nonpublic  
school to nonpublic schoolchildren during the established regular public school day.  
The proportionate share of services provided to children attending nonpublic schools  
shall be based upon a formula which considers the number of children attending  
nonpublic school in a school district that need such services in relation to the number  
of children attending public school in such school district that need such services and  
are receiving them.  
(d) "In attendance in the elementary and high school grades at nonpublic schools" means  
that a public school district providing any of the services to its resident children in  
attendance within the district shall provide the same and equal services to nonpublic  
children in attendance within the school district boundaries.  
(e) "Nonpublic school" means a school not operated by the public school district which  
nonpublic school is providing instruction in the elementary or secondary grades, or both,  
to pupils regularly enrolled in compliance with compulsory education laws in this state.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 340.292 Auxiliary services description.  
Rule 2. Auxiliary services include the following:  
(a) Health and nursing services and examinations consist of all those activities in the  
field of physical and mental health which are not direct instruction and consist of  
medical, dental, psychiatric and nurse services in the nature of examination, evaluation,  
and diagnosis which shall be provided for children enrolled in school and for children  
in anticipation of their enrollment for the first time.  
(b) Street crossing guard service consists of the employment of a person whose  
responsibility is the safety of children at street crossings.  
(c) National defense education act testing services shall be in accordance with  
sections 270 and 272 of Act No. 269 of the Public Acts of 1955, as amended, being  
SS340.270 and 340.272 of the Michigan Compiled Laws, and pursuant to section  
503A, Title V, Public Law 85-864.  
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(d) Speech correction services, visiting teacher services for delinquent and disturbed  
children, school diagnostician services for all mentally handicapped children, teacher  
counselor services for physically handicapped children, and teacher consultant  
services for  
mentally handicapped or emotionally disturbed children shall be in  
accordance with Act No. 269 of the Public Acts of 1955, as amended, being SS340.1  
to 340.984 of the Michigan Compiled Laws, and Act No. 312 of the Public Acts of 1957,  
as amended, being SS388.611 to 388.652 of the Michigan Compiled Laws, and pursuant  
to administrative rules.  
(e) Remedial reading services consist of the provision of remedial reading  
instruction to small groups of pupils who have a demonstrated need for such services in  
other than a regular class and the provision of teacher consultant assistance services  
to classroom teachers who have pupils with reading problems.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 340.293 Notices.  
Rule 3. A school district providing any of these auxiliary services shall notify in  
writing, no later than April 1 of each school year, each of the nonpublic schools within  
its district as to the nature and extent  
of such services as contained in its proposed budget. Within 30 days after receipt of such  
notice, nonpublic schools shall in writing notify the district as to the services that  
will be needed for nonpublic schoolchildren. A school district shall confirm in  
writing no later than August 1 of each school year to each of the nonpublic schools  
within its district the nature and extent of such services as contained in its final budget  
as adopted by the school district board of education. Notification for the 1965-66 school  
year shall be made as soon as possible after the effective date of these rules.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 340.294 Advisory committee.  
Rule 4. The board of education of a school district providing any of these auxiliary  
services may appoint an auxiliary services advisory committee. The membership of  
this committee shall be broadly representative from public and nonpublic schools  
and charged with the responsibility for making recommendations relative to  
implementation of section 622 and to evaluate and suggest modifications as evidence  
becomes available.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 340.295 Modification of rules.  
Rule 5. Modification of these rules upon request in writing by a school district may be  
made by the state board of education, upon such terms and conditions as it shall specify,  
when in its judgment there is a case of hardship and the best interests of children are  
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History: 1979 AC.  
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