|ID||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||Out of State Special Ed Youth Receiving In State Education|
Allows for the education of school age special education students from outside the state of Idaho who, due to the nature and severity of the...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12||Foster Children, Including with Special Needs|
From bill summary: Requires that, if a foster child's parent or guardian, or other person holding the right to make educational decisions fo...
|LA||Adopted 09/2012||P-12||Special Education Due Process Hearings|
LAC 28:XLIII.508, 511, 512, 513, 514, 516, 518, 532, 904, and 905
From Louisiana Register: Rule developed in response to Act 683 of the 2010 legislative session. The Act requires the state board to approve ...
|NY||Vetoed 07/2012||P-12||Cultural Considerations in Special Education Placement, Tuition Reimbursement|
Requires that the determination of appropriate educational programs and placements for a student with a disability include, upon the parent'...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Reporting on Self-Contained vs. Mainstream Placement Ratios|
Repeals provision directing the Texas Education Agency to annually disseminate to each district a list of districts that for two consecutive...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Special Education Students in Private Schools or Placements|
Authorizes the Department of Education (DOE) to monitor students with disabilities who are placed, at DOE's expense, at private schools or p...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Special Education Definitions, Placement and Funding|
Revises special education statutes. Expands definition of children with disabilities to include conditions such as autism and serious emotio...
|TX||Adopted 12/2010||P-12||Residential Facility Monitoring; Determinations, Investigations, and Sanctions|
19 TAC 97.1072
Creates new s.97.1072, concerning residential facility monitoring. Implements the requirements of the Texas Education Code (TEC), the Indivi...
|OH||Adopted 04/2010||P-12||Revocation of Parental Consent|
Amends rules to reflect recent changes in federal regulations regarding revocation of parental consent. Provides that if, at any time subseq...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Visiting a Student with Disabilities at School|
Amends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code. Provides that a parent, an independent educational evaluator, or a qualifi...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Special Education|
Reduces responsibilities of education service districts for purpose of special education; allows a parent of a child with a disability to re...
|MO||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Special Education Classification|
Revises laws relating to special education due process hearings; provides for a five-day notice for all special education due process hearin...
|OR||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Teacher Licensure for Special Education|
Limits teaching licenses that are valid for teaching alternative education programs; clarifies language regarding alternative education prog...
|NY||Adopted 10/2008||P-12||Special Education Programs and Services|
Title 8 NYCRR Section 177.2
Adds a new section to establish a dispute resolution mechanism for costs for special education services provided to a non-resident student w...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2008||P-12||Residential Programs|
Amends the School Code and the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Distinguishes funding provisions for students in residential programs who are not...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Due Process Hearings|
Extends the deadline within which to file a request for a due process hearing relating to the education of a child with a disability from ni...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Three Year Placements|
Relates to transfers for children with disabilities; provides that beginning with the 2008-2009 school year, a transfer granted for a child ...
|GA||Adopted 02/2008||P-12||Residential Facility Grants|
Clarifies rules regarding the providing of grants to local units of administration and facilities serving eligible children, which are child...
|NJ||Signed into law 01/2008||P-12||Burden of Proof|
Places the burden of proof and burden of production on school districts in due process hearings conducted to resolve special education issue...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Hearing on Appropriateness of Placement|
From bill analysis: Provides that, in an impartial hearing concerning services provided to students with disabilities, the burden of proof m...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Early Intervening Services Program|
H.F. 2245 [Early Intervening Services Program]
Establishes means by which districts may fulfill requirements for alternative instruction for students prior to special education evaluation...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Special education placement|
S.B. 274 (Special Education)
Sections 34 and 39 amend provisions of the Children with Disabilities Act to update law concerning the state's responsibility for ensuring t...
|IL||Signed into law 02/2007||P-12||Special Education Procedures|
Amends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code. Makes changes concerning identification, evaluation, and placement of chil...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Special Education Due Process and Evaluation|
Concerns special education; makes the state statutes concerning the provision of special education, special education due process hearings a...
|GA||Adopted 04/2006||P-12||Early Intervention Program|
GAC 160-4-2-.17; -7-.18; -5-3-.10
Clarifies rules regarding the Early Intervention Program for students in grades K-5 http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/_documents/doe/legalservices...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Special Education Services|
In a provision concerning the notification of a child's possible eligibility to receive services from the Illinois School for the Deaf or th...
|FL||Vetoed 05/2005||P-12||Psychotropic Medication|
Defines term "psychotropic medication." Prohibits a recipient of state funds from requiring student to be prescribed or administered psychot...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Special Education in Private Schools|
A.B. 1858 (multiple provisions)
Require the Superintendent of Public Instruction to conduct an investigation onsite at any time without prior notice when there is substanti...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12||Special Education|
Relates to special education. Prohibits a hearing officer from rendering a decision resulting in the placement or reimbursement for the plac...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2003||P-12||Special Education: Skilled Nursing Facilities|
Extends the requirement that the superintendent of public instruction appropriate moneys to a school district and county superintendent to f...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Student with Emotional Disability Eligible for Special Education Services|
S.P. 538 (LD 1577) (omnibus bill)
Includes "emotional disability" as disability rendering a student an exceptional student eligible for special education services.
|MD||Rule Adoption 05/2003||P-12||Provision of a Free Appropriate Public Education|
COMAR 13A.05.01.13 thru .16; 13A.05.02.04, .05, .13; 13A.08.04.01 thru .06
Ensures State Regulations are in conformance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Implements standards for student b...
|MT||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Board to Pay If Student with IEP Enrolls at Private, Nonsectarian Day-Treatment Program|
Authorizes a school district to use its tuition fund to pay the costs for a resident student who enrolls in a day-treatment program under an...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Appeal of Hearing Officer's Decision|
Relates to special education students. When any public agency directly responsible for the education of children with disabilities initiates...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2002||P-12||Special Education Disputes|
Requires the Department of Education to establish and administer a statewide program of grant funding to support special education local pla...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2002||P-12||Disabled Student Out-of-State Placement|
Requires certain interagency agreements to meet the requirement of federal law to ensure a free and appropriate public education. Requires t...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Placement in Nonpublic Setting and Provision of Wraparound Services|
Defines "wraparound services." States that child in need of special education may be placed in appropriate nonpublic educational setting if ...
|MO||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Provision of Special Education Services|
Specifies that appeal of special education identification, evaluation, placement or provision case where review of the hearing panel's decis...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2001||Postsec.||John M. McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program|
2001-82., Creates the John M. McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program; provides for eligibility; establishes obligations o...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2000||P-12||Special Education Placement Rules|
Permits a referral for assessments to identify an individual with exceptional needs, to be made by a guardian, foster parent, pupil advocate...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2000||P-12||Special Education Enrollment|
Authorizes a county, upon the adoption of a resolution by its board of supervisors and upon approval of the presiding judge of the superior ...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2000||P-12||Updating Regulations for Special Education Students|
Requires the State Department of Education to review and make recommendations to the state board regarding any needed updates to regulations...
|CA||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Disability Reporting|
Requires appointment of qualified medical evaluators for the evaluation of medical-legal issues. Clarifies who is a physician for purposes o...
|MN||Signed by governor 05/2000||P-12|
Creates an exception to a provision in MS 125A.15 which generally makes the nonresident district in which the child is placed responsible fo...
|GA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Special Education, Alternative Education|
Relates to elementary and secondary education; changes certain provisions regarding special instructional assistance programs for students w...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Special Education|
The legislation deals with the transfer of a special education student from a resident district to a nonresident district. Under previous l...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Special Education|
Relates to public schools; modifies special education definitions and rules to be adopted by the State Board of Education; modifies provisio...