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Special Education Rules and Regulations Side-by-Side
The purpose of the "side-by-side" is to assist educators, parents, and other stakeholders to better understand the federal regulations (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act), State Law (Texas Education Code), and State Rules (Texas Administrative Code: Commissioner's and State Board of Education Rules concerning Special Education).
The document is formatted in three columns. The left column consists of the IDEA Federal Regulations published in the October 2006, Federal Register. The middle column consists of Commissioner's Rules (most recently effective) November 2007, and State Board of Education Rules (effective September 2000). The right column consists of current information regarding state law as of the 79th Legislative Session (2005). Appendix A contains information about Excess Costs Calculation. Appendix B contains information about the Proportionate Share Calculation. Appendix C contains information about the National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standards (NIMAS). Appendix D contains information about Maintenance of Effort and Early Intervening Services. Appendix E is the Index for IDEA federal regulations published in the Federal Register.
The Adobe Acrobat PDF document is available for downloading at Region 18 Education Service Center's Legal Framework. To access the document, click the link below to get to the the Legal Framework home page. Follow the instructions to enter the Legal Framework website. Once you are in the Legal Framework website you can click on "Resources" to download or view the side-by-side.
Special Education Rules and Regulations (side-by-side)
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