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FACILITIES CONSTRUCTION AND ALTERATION

FACILITIES CONSTRUCTION AND ALTERATION

Authorities:  34 C.F.R. Part 300; Americans with Disabilities Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities; Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards
 
 
 
  FEDERAL AND STATE REQUIREMENTS
If the secretary of education determines that a program authorized under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part B will be improved by permitting program funds to be used to acquire appropriate equipment, or to construct new facilities or alter existing facilities, the secretary is authorized to allow the use of those funds for those purposes.
The local educational agency (LEA) must comply with the FUNDING frameworks.
The LEA must comply with the ADMINISTRATION OF EQUIPMENT framework.
 
COMPLIANCE WITH OTHER LAWS
Any construction of new facilities or alteration of existing facilities with authorized IDEA program funds must comply with the requirements of:
  • Appendix A of Part 36 of Title 28, Code of Federal Regulations; or
  • Appendix A of Subpart 101-19.6 of Title 41, Code of Federal Regulations.
  Last Updated : Thu, Feb 08, 2018