IDEA 2004: Building the Legacy
Part C (birth - 2 years old)
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including sanctions under GEPA and EDGAR, to monitor and enforce the implementation of Part C of the Act.
In instances where the determinations for a State are
different in consecutive years (e.g., “needs assistance” in
year one and “needs intervention” in the following year),
the Department may use the enforcement mechanisms under GEPA and EDGAR in addition to those identified in the Act
and §303.707. Whether the Department will need to use
additional enforcement mechanisms will depend on the unique facts of the situation. Thus, it is not possible for the Department to identify in these regulations all situations in which the use of those enforcement mechanisms may be appropriate.
Finally, we decline to change the references in this
section from “consecutive years” to “program years” because
section 616(e) of the Act, which is the statutory authority
for §303.704, refers to consecutive years.
Discussion: To be consistent with section 642(3) of the
Act, the terms “instructional” and “instruction” in
§303.704(a)(1)(ii) have been revised to refer to “early
intervention service provision.”
Changes: The terms “instructional” and “instruction” in