Interim Alternative Educational Setting
) is a term for an educational setting and program other than the student's current placement that enables the student to continue to receive educational services according to his or her Individualized Education Program
. The Individualized Education Program or IEP
is a plan determined by a team who develops a set of modifications for the educational program of a special education
student. It is usually the result of a severe violation of a school's conduct code such as the possession of drugs, alcohol or weapons on school property. The setting is designed to allow the student to continue progress in the regular curriculum
to meet the goals set out by the IEP and to allow students to receive services and modifications designed to help students address problem behavior.