The state board of education shall authorize the establishment and maintenance of special education and related services for all children with disabilities who are at least three years of age and less than twenty-two years of age, including children with disabilities who have been suspended or expelled from school, and may authorize special education and related services for children with disabilities who are less than three years of age in accordance with rules adopted by the state board. The state board shall require the boards of education of school districts, shall authorize the department of mental health and the department of developmental disabilities, and may authorize any other educational agency, to establish and maintain such special education and related services in accordance with standards adopted by the state board.
Amended by 128th General Assemblych.28,SB 79, §1, eff. 10/6/2009.
Effective Date: 07-01-1991; 2007 HB119 09-29-2007