ERIC Number: ED355721
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-May
Reference Count: N/A
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part B, as Amended By Public Law 94-142. Colorado State Plan, Fiscal Years 1992-94.
Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver.
This 3-year state plan presents Colorado's proposals for special education in compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and state laws. Preliminary information certifies compliance with standard submission, certification, policy, and procedure requirements. The bulk of the document addresses how federal funds are to be used. Colorado's policies and procedures are presented in terms of the following substantive requirements: right to education; free appropriate public education; full educational opportunity goal; policies on priorities; location, evaluation and identification of children with disabilities; procedural safeguards; impartial due process hearings; confidentiality; protection in evaluation procedures; least restrictive environment; educational surrogate parents; participation of private school children placed by their parents; placement in private schools by the administrative unit or other public agencies; the Colorado Department of Education annual program evaluations; enforcement of State Education Agency policies and procedures; recovery of funds for misclassified children; use of funds available under other federal programs; consolidated applications; notice and opportunity for hearing on Local Education Agency application; comprehensive system of personnel development; additional requirements; interagency agreements; and monitoring system. (DB)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Confidentiality, Disabilities, Due Process, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Federal Legislation, Handicap Identification, Long Range Planning, Special Education, State Standards, Statewide Planning, Student Evaluation, Student Placement
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver.
Identifiers - Location: Colorado
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act