Amendment sought to permit States to develop systems that promote customization of special education.

Purpose:

An amendment numbered 5 printed in House Report 108-79 amends Part D (National Activities) to allow for the Secretary of Education to fund the design, development, and initial implementation of parental choice programs for students with disabilities; Amends Part B (Assistance for Students Ages 3-21) to allow states to let federal money follow the child along with the state money to the selected public or private school.

House Amendment Code:

(A005)

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