The Monitoring and Program Effectiveness (MPE) section is responsible for ensuring that a Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) is available and provided to all students with disabilities (ages 3-21) in Arkansas. The MPE section monitors special education programs for compliance with state and federal regulations and provides technical assistance for program improvement. The primary focus of the MPE section is improving educational results for students with disabilities and ensuring that all Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) meet the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) program requirements.
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