CONTACT :: Carol Ann Hudgens, Section Chief
MISSION :: The mission of the Policy, Monitoring and Audit Section is to develop and clarify policies; monitor for compliance, continuous improvement and appropriate use of funds; and manage the dispute resolution processes. Monitoring services and technical assistance are provided to support the State's efforts for accountability for results and improved services for children with disabilities.
Building the Legacy: IDEA 2004
This site provides a “one-stop shop” for IDEA resources and the implementing regulations. It is a user friendly website that changes as more information becomes available. Viewers can use it to cross-reference content from other laws, such as No Child Left Behind (NCLB), the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), etc. There are video clips, topic briefs on some regulations, links to technical assistance from the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), and a Q & A Corner where viewers can submit questions.
Family Policy Compliance Office (FPCO)
The mission of the Family Policy Compliance Office (FPCO) is to meet the needs of the Department's primary customers–learners of all ages–by effectively implementing two laws that seek to ensure student and parental rights in education: the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA).
This is a research tool provided to exceptional children program directors, school administrators, teachers and other service providers; parents and parent support groups who need information regarding special education quickly and in a searchable format. It brings related information in a uniform electronic format for ease of use. NCSER is an information service that is constantly being reviewed and updated with changes and corrections. Viewers should not rely on the information obtained from these resources as legal advice.