.05 Change of Placement.

A. Removal constitutes a change of placement if a student with a disability is:

(1) Removed from the student's current placement for more than 10 consecutive school days; or

(2) Subjected to a series of removals that constitutes a pattern of removal that accumulates to more than 10 school days in a school year.

B. To determine if the removal constitutes a pattern of removals, the IEP team shall consider the:

(1) Length of each removal;

(2) Total amount of time the student is removed; and

(3) Proximity of the removals to one another.

C. During any period of removal beyond 10 school days or its cumulative equivalent, the public agency shall provide services to the extent necessary in accordance with Regulation .03B(3) of this chapter.