Special Services

Special Services

North Carolina Virtual Academy (NCVA) complies with all federal and state education laws. The following information and resources are made available for parents to know their legal rights as well as NCVA school policies and procedures.

Procedural Safeguards: Handbook on Parents' Rights

This downloadable handbook [PDF] contains a full explanation of the procedural safeguards (legal rights) available to parents of a child with disabilities. The handbook is also available in Spanish [PDF].

Section 504 Education Policy: Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability

NCVA's policy is to provide a free and appropriate public education to each student with a disability enrolled in the school, regardless of the nature or severity of the disability. Learn more.

Child Find Process and FERPA Rights and Confidentiality

The Child Find process identifies, locates, and evaluates children with disabilities as well as gifted students. FERPA, a federal privacy law, gives parents protections regarding their children's education records. Learn more.

English Language Learners

For students who require English language support, NCVA provides an English as a Second Language Program. Learn more.

McKinney-Vento Act

NCVA complies with the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act, which is a federal law that ensures enrollment and educational stability for homeless children and youth. Learn more.

Multiple Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS)

NCVA implements the MTSS framework for students who need more support or greater challenge to make academic gains. Learn more.