Compensatory Education

Parents and Guardians,

If your student has been found eligible to receive compensatory education (hours) through the School District of Philadelphia; the amount, duration, and extent in which you may utilize compensatory hours will be outlined in your individual settlement agreement.

Compensatory hours are intended to be used to provide services and programming as stipulated by the student’s Settlement Agreement. Services can include but not limited to Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Tutoring, ESY(Extended School Year), Educational Programs, Career and Transitional Services, Educational Technology and others.

Compensatory education services shall be provided by appropriately licensed and credentialed individuals and/or licensed facilities. For your convenience, we have compiled a concise list of names and information of some of the most frequently used vendors.