Regular Program of Instruction [Education] Law and Legal Definition

According to 34 CFR 200.90 [Title 34 – Education; Subtitle B -- Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education; Chapter II -- Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Department of Education; Part 200 -- Title I -- Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged; Subpart D -- Prevention and Intervention Programs for Children and Youth who are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk of Dropping Out], the term regular program of instruction means “an educational program (not beyond grade 12) in an institution or a community day program for neglected or delinquent children that consists of classroom instruction in basic school subjects such as reading, mathematics, and vocationally oriented subjects, and that is supported by non-Federal funds. Neither the manufacture of goods within the institution nor activities related to institutional maintenance are considered classroom instruction.”