24:05:17:02. Federal child count procedures under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. The Office of Educational Services and Supports, through its special education programs, shall do the following:
(1) Direct local educational agencies and other educational institutions to count the number of children with disabilities receiving special education and related services at the time specified by the U.S. secretary of education on forms provided;
(2) Obtain certification from each agency and institution that an unduplicated and accurate count has been made;
(3) Aggregate the data from the count obtained from each agency and institution and prepare the reports required under chapter 24:05:17; and
(4) Ensure that documentation is maintained which enables the state and the U. S. secretary of education to audit the accuracy of the count.
The data required by the U.S. secretary of education shall be publicly reported by the department in a manner that does not result in disclosure of personally identifiable child data.
Source: 16 SDR 41, effective September 7, 1989; 23 SDR 31, effective September 8, 1996; 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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