1. The superintendent of public instruction may apply for, receive, and administer federal aid available for the provision of special education services to students.
2. The superintendent may expend any federal aid received in the administration of this chapter within the limits of legislative appropriations.
3. School districts and multidistrict special education units are deemed to be local education agencies for purposes related to the funding of special education services within the limits of legislative appropriations.
4. North Dakota vision services - school for the blind, the school for the deaf, the developmental center at westwood park, Grafton, the youth correctional center, and the state hospital may apply for, receive, and administer federal aid and may expend federal aid within the limits of legislative appropriations.