Federal Law, Regulations and Policy Letters
for Part C of the IDEA

Part C IDEA 2004 Statute

Public Law 108-446, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), was most recently reauthorized and amended on December 3, 2004. See the text of PDF: Part C of the IDEA 2004 Statute (P.L. 108-446).

Part C Federal Regulations for IDEA 2004

The final Part C Federal Regulations for IDEA 2004 were published in the Federal Register on September 28, 2011. The collection of resources below is being updated regularly.

Side-by-Side Comparisons

Other Resources

OSEP Policy Letters of Clarification

The ECTA Center regularly updates a collection of Policy Letters of Clarification from OSEP regarding the early childhood provisions of the IDEA 2004 statute and regulations.

Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center

  • CB 8040
  • Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8040
  • phone: 919.962.2001
  • fax: 919.966.7463
  • email: ectacenter@unc.edu

ECTA Center is a program of the FPG Child Development Institute of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, funded through cooperative agreement number H326P170001 from the Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education. Opinions expressed herein do not necessarily represent the Department of Education's position or policy.

Project Officer: Julia Martin Eile

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