24:05:14:13. Performance goals and indicators. The department shall have in effect established goals for the performance of children with disabilities in the state that:
(1) Promote the purposes of Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act;
(2) Are the same as the state's objectives for progress by children in its definition of adequate yearly progress, including the state's objectives for progress by children with disabilities, under the ESEA;
(3) Address graduation rates and dropout rates, as well as such other factors as the state may determine; and
(4) Are consistent, to the extent appropriate, with any other goals and academic standards for children established by the state.
The department shall have in effect established performance indicators that the state shall use to assess progress toward achieving the above goals including measurable annual objectives for progress by children with disabilities under the ESEA. Annually, the department shall report to the U.S. Secretary of Education and the public on the progress of the state, and of children with disabilities in the state, toward the goals established under this section, which may include elements of the reports required under the ESEA.
Source: 26 SDR 150, effective May 22, 2000; 33 SDR 236, effective July 5, 2007.
General Authority: SDCL 13-37-1.1.
Law Implemented: SDCL 13-37-1.1.
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