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§ 115C‑108.2. Interlocal cooperation.

The Board, any two or morelocal educational agencies, and any other agency and any State department,agency, or division having responsibility for the education, treatment, orhabilitation of children with disabilities may enter into interlocalcooperative undertakings under Part 1 of Article 20 of Chapter 160A of theGeneral Statutes or into undertakings with a State agency such as theDepartments of Public Instruction, Health and Human Services, Juvenile Justiceand Delinquency Prevention, or Correction, or their divisions, agencies, orunits, for the purpose of providing for the special education and relatedservices, treatment, or habilitation of these children within the jurisdictionof the agency or unit, and shall do so when it is unable to provide theappropriate public special education or related services for these children. Inentering into such undertakings, the local agency and State department, agency,or division shall also contract to provide the special education or relatedservices that are educationally appropriate to the children with disabilitiesfor whose benefit the undertaking is made and provide these services by or inthe local agency unit or State department, agency, or division located in the placemost convenient to these children. (1977, c. 927, s. 1; 1981, c. 423, s. 1; 1997‑443,s. 11A.118(a); 1998‑202, s. 4(m); 2000‑137, s. 4(p); 2006‑69,s. 2.)