SB 692 – Requires The State Department Of Education To Publish Data Related To The Federal Measures Of Least Restrictive Environment For Pupils With Disability

CATEGORY: Public Education Matters
DATE: Oct 28, 2022

Existing law requires local educational agencies to identify, locate, and assess individuals with exceptional needs and provide those individuals with a free appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment, with special education and related services, as reflected in an individualized education program.

This bill requires the State Department of Education to, on or before November 30, 2023, published data related to federal measures of the least restrictive environment for pupils with disabilities. The information must be disaggregated by race or ethnicity and the local educational agency.

(SB 692 adds Section 56049 and 56049.1 to the Education Code.)

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