Indiana Administrative Code
Title 511 - INDIANA STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Article 7 - SPECIAL EDUCATION
Rule 46 - Child Count and Data Collection
Section 46-2 - State child count procedures
Current through September 27, 2023
Authority: IC 20-19-2-8; IC 20-19-2-16
Affected: IC 20-19-2; IC 20-35; IC 20-43-7-2; IC 20-43-7-3
(a) On December 1 of each year, each public agency must count the number of school age students identified as disabled and receiving a free appropriate public education consistent with the requirements of this article on that date. For purposes of this count, school age students are students who are five (5) years of age and are eligible to be enrolled in kindergarten during the count year and students who become twenty-two (22) years of age during the school year. This count determines the additional state special education funds allocated to the public agency. If December 1 is not a school or program day, the closest instructional day must be used for the count.
(b) The department of education must, not later than February 5 each year, report to the Indiana state budget committee:
This count determines the amount of additional state special education funds available to public agencies for the operation of special education programs.
(c) The state child count report must include the following:
(d) The state child count report must also include a cumulative count of students who received homebound instruction up to and including December 1 of the current year and each student who received homebound instruction after December 1 of the prior school year. A student may be included in the cumulative count of students in homebound programs even if the student also is included in any of the following:
(e) The department of education must do the following:
Indiana State Board of Education; 511 IAC 7-46-2; filed Jul 14, 2008, 1:24 p.m.: 20080813-IR-511080112FRA
Readopted filed 11/6/2014, 3:23 p.m.: 20141203-IR-511140382RFA