2017 Annual Reports to Congress on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

IDEA, Parts B and C

The 39th Annual Report to Congress on the Implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 2017 describes our nation’s progress in:

  1. providing a free appropriate public education (FAPE) for children with disabilities under IDEA, Part B and early intervention services to infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families under IDEA, Part C,

  2. ensuring that the rights of these children with disabilities and their parents are protected,

  3. assisting states and localities in providing for the education of all children with disabilities, and

  4. assessing the effectiveness of efforts to educate children with disabilities.

The report focuses on the children and students with disabilities being served under IDEA, Parts C or B, nationally and at the state level.

Last Modified: 02/13/2020