IDEA 2004: Building the Legacy
Part C (birth - 2 years old)
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burden on lead agencies, without any significant benefit. Ordinarily, to meet the LEA notification requirement, the lead agency must inform the LEA where the child resides and provide the LEA with the information referenced in
§303.401(d)(1) (i.e., the child’s name, date of birth, and
parent contact information, including the parents’ names,
addresses, and telephone numbers), unless the State has
adopted an opt-out policy under §303.401(e). Requiring the
lead agency to disclose this personally identifiable information for limited child find purposes to the LEA or even the SEA for children who are not potentially eligible for Part B would be unnecessary and burdensome.
Changes: We have revised new §303.209(b) (proposed
§303.209(b)(2)(i) and (b)(2)(ii)) to clarify that a lead
agency must notify the LEA under §303.209(b) only for those
children who may be eligible for services under Part B of the Act.
Comment: Some commenters recommended that the LEA
notification requirement in new §303.209(b)(1)(i) (proposed
§303.209(b)(2)) apply to both the SEA and the LEA where the
Discussion: We have revised the LEA notification
requirement in §303.209(b)(1)(i) to require that the lead
agency notify the SEA in addition to the LEA where the