OSEP Policy Documents Regarding the Education of Infants, Toddlers, Children and Youth with Disabilities: State Administration

State Administration

Note: Letters issued prior to December 3, 2004, may not be consistent with the IDEA, as revised by P.L. 108-446. Letters issued prior to August 14, 2006 may not be consistent with the final regulations for Part B published on that date at 71 Federal Register 46540. Readers are advised to consult with the current statute and final regulations.

Section 607 Reports as published in the Federal Register.

Letter to Senators Lamar Alexander, Richard M. Burr, Tom Colburn, Michael B. Enzi, Judd Gregg, Orrin G. Hatch, and Jonny Isakson
November 13, 2009
Topic: State Administration
Section of IDEA:
Part B—Assistance for Education of All Children with Disabilities; Section 611—Authorizations; Allotment; Use of Funds; Authorization of Appropriations
Letter regarding the Department's proposal to adjust the state administrative caps under Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and section 611 of the IDEA to help defray the costs of data collections that are specifically related to the additional funds made available for these programs under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
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Dear Colleague letter
July 25, 2005
Topic: State Administration

Letter advising states that the Department is invoking its transition authority under section 303 of IDEA, which terminates on December 3, 2005, to give states more time to ensure that their interagency agreements are current before the new restriction added to section 611(e)(1) of IDEA on use of Part B funds for state administration takes effect.
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