ERIC Number: ED350732
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
New York State Plan for Education of Students with Disabilities, 1993-1995.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office for Special Education Services.
This state plan describes how the state of New York intends to comply with legislative mandates concerning education of children with disabilities, specifically the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Part 300 of the Code of Federal Regulations. It also describes the planning and program initiatives that will be undertaken at the state level regarding the provision of special education programs and services during the 1993-1995 cycle. The plan is organized according to the checklist provided by the U.S. Office for Special Education and Rehabilitation Services to assist states in the development of state plans. Each section of the State Plan describes how New York State meets the federal requirements specified in the corresponding section of the checklist. Specific citations of state law, regulation, or policy are included to support compliance with the requirements. The Plan supports the implementation of "A New Compact for Learning," which proposed the following principles: all children can learn; focus on results; aim for mastery; provide the means; provide authority with accountability; and reward success and remedy failure. Following various assurances and submission statements, the Plan presents information about right to education, educational opportunities, child identification, individualized education programs, procedural safeguards, confidentiality, least restrictive environment, protection in evaluation procedures, responsibility of state education agency, the state comprehensive system of personnel development, private schools, recovery of funds, annual evaluation, description of use of IDEA Part B funds, interagency agreement, and personnel standards. (JDD)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office for Special Education Services.
Identifiers: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; New York