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State and Federal Statutes-Regulations

The reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Ace of 2004 (IDEA 2004) and the updating of the Kansas State Regulations in 2008, continues the commitment of the nation to ensure that all students, including those with disabilities, have access to a free appropriate public education (FAPE), will be included in the general education curriculum and will demonstrate improved educational outcomes.

The Kansas Special Education for Exceptional Children Act expands federal law and regulations to include children who are identified as gifted and provides and opportunity for children enrolled in private schools by their parents to receive FAPE.  The Kansas State Department of Education is required to provide information regarding any rules, regulations and policies not required by IDEA 2004 or Federal Regulations.

Special Education Legal Questions:
Mark Ward
mward@ksde.org

Laura Jurgensen
ljurgensen@ksde.org

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Problems with this page contact:
Evelyn Alden
785-296-3868
ealden@ksde.org

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