IDEA 2004: Building the Legacy
Part C (birth - 2 years old)
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under sections 611 and 619 of the Act to administer the
State’s responsibilities under Part B of the Act.
(Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1401(32))
§303.37 Ward of the State.
(a) General. Subject to paragraph (b) of this section, ward of the State means a child who, as determined by the State where the child resides, is--
(1) A foster child;
(2) A ward of the State; or
(3) In the custody of a public child welfare agency.
(b) Exception. Ward of the State does not include a foster child who has a foster parent who meets the
definition of a parent in §303.27.
(Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1401(36))
Subpart B--State Eligibility for a Grant and Requirements for a Statewide System
General Authority and Eligibility
§303.100 General authority.
The Secretary, in accordance with Part C of the Act, makes grants to States (from their allotments under section 643 of the Act) to assist each State to maintain and implement a statewide, comprehensive, coordinated, multidisciplinary, interagency system to provide early intervention services for infants and toddlers with