Connecticut H.B. 5425: AN ACT CONCERNING SPECIAL EDUCATION.was passed unanimously in the Education Committee
To reconstitute the State Advisory Council for Special Education by reducing the number of members to make it consistent with federal law; to require boards of education to provide applied behavior analysis services to certain special education students; to establish that the burden of proof lies with the party requesting a special education hearing; and to require the school district from which a child transfers to pay for such child's special education costs for the remainder of the school year.
and on Monday, March 22, 2010 was filed with the Legislative Commissioner's Office.
Amendments appear to be most pertinent to certain structural changes to the proposed Advisory Council for Special Education, and financial responsibility for special education students who change districts or commence special education services after the start of the school year.
Thursday, March 4, 2010
State legislation: Connecticut HB 5425 - Addresses behavior analysis in IEPs for ASD students and provider competencies
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