24:05:20:18.01. State monitoring -- Primary focus. The department shall monitor the implementation of this article, enforce this article in accordance with §§ 24:05:20:23.03 and 24:05:20:23.04 and annually report on performance under this article. The primary focus of the department's monitoring activities shall be on:
(1) Improving educational results and functional outcomes for all children with disabilities; and
(2) Ensuring that public agencies meet the program requirements under Part B of the IDEA, with a particular emphasis on those requirements that are most closely related to improving educational results for children with disabilities.
As a part of its responsibilities under this section, the department shall use quantifiable indicators and such qualitative indicators as are needed to adequately measure performance in the priority areas identified in § 24:05:20:18.02 and the indicators established by the U.S. Secretary of Education for the state performance plan.
Source: 33 SDR 236, effective July 5, 2007; 36 SDR 96, effective December 8, 2009.
General Authority: SDCL 13-37-1.1.
Law Implemented: SDCL 13-37-1.1.
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