The Vermont Statutes Online
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Subchapter 001 : GENERAL PROVISIONS(Cite as: 16 V.S.A. § 2941)
§ 2941. Policy and purpose
It is the policy of the State to ensure equal educational opportunities for all children in Vermont. This means that children with disabilities are entitled to receive a free appropriate public education. The purpose of this chapter is to enable the Agency to ensure the provision of special education services and supports in accordance with individualized education programs necessary to meet the needs of children with disabilities. (Amended 1965, No. 152, § 1; 1987, No. 235 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; 1995, No. 157 (Adj. Sess.), § 22; 1997, No. 60, § 29a, eff. July 1, 1998; 2013, No. 92 (Adj. Sess.), § 195, eff. Feb. 14, 2014; 2017, No. 173 (Adj. Sess.), § 5, eff. July 1, 2022.)