24:14:02:05.01. State monitoring -- Primary focus. The department shall monitor the implementation of this article, enforce this article in accordance with §§ 24:14:02:05 and 24:14:02:05.06, and annually report on performance under this article. The primary focus of the department's monitoring activities shall be on:
(1) Improving early intervention results and functional outcomes for all children with disabilities; and
(2) Ensuring that Part C programs meet the program requirements under Part C of the IDEA, with emphasis on those requirements that are most closely related to improving early intervention 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 § 24:14:02:05.02 and the indicators established by the U.S. Secretary of Education for the state performance plan as provided in § 24:14:02:05.03.
Source: 35 SDR 82, effective October 22, 2008.
General Authority: SDCL 13-37-1.1.
Law Implemented: SDCL 13-1-23, 13-14-1, 13-37-1.1.
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