§ 49-10-101 Legislative intent – Application of parts 1 – 6
§ 49-10-102 Chapter definitions
§ 49-10-103 Entitlement to FAPE – Responsibilities of LEA – Education in least restrictive environment
§ 49-10-104 Division of special education
§ 49-10-105 Advisory council for the education of students with disabilities
§ 49-10-106 Adoption of standards or qualifications for teachers and other personnel – Adoption of evaluation procedures and eligibility criteria for children with disabilities – Cooperation
§ 49-10-107 Contracts between LEAs to provide services for children with disabilities
§ 49-10-108 Identification, location, and evaluation of children with disabilities
§ 49-10-109 Withholding of TISA funding for special education
§ 49-10-113 Special education funds from state – Process for LEAs to request reimbursement for high-cost children with disabilities
§ 49-10-114 Individualized education programs for children with disabilities
§ 49-10-115 Annual submission of information by LEAs – Annual report by department of education
§ 49-10-116 Adoption of rules and regulations permitting LEAs or charter schools to form special education cooperatives

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 49 > Chapter 10 > Part 1 - General Provisions

  • Child with a disability: means a child between three (3) and twenty-one (21) years of age, both inclusive, who has been evaluated and determined as having a state-identified disability in accordance with the rules and regulations of the state board of education or as having one (1) or more of the following disabilities, as defined in 34 C. See Tennessee Code 49-10-102
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Department: means the department of education. See Tennessee Code 49-10-102
  • FAPE: means a free appropriate public education in compliance with the IDEA. See Tennessee Code 49-10-102
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • IDEA: means the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act ( Tennessee Code 49-10-102
  • IEP team: means a group of individuals described in 34 C. See Tennessee Code 49-10-102
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • LEA: means a local education agency. See Tennessee Code 49-10-102
  • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in a perceivable form. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Related services: means :
    (A) Transportation and such developmental, corrective, and other supportive services required to assist a child with a disability to benefit from special education, including speech-language pathology and audiology services. See Tennessee Code 49-10-102
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Representative: when applied to those who represent a decedent, includes executors and administrators, unless the context implies heirs and distributees. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Special education: means specially designed instruction, at no cost to the parents, to meet the unique needs of a child with a disability, including instruction conducted in the classroom, home, hospitals, institutions, and other settings, and instruction in physical education. See Tennessee Code 49-10-102
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105