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  • Size And Scope (Updated 06-Oct-2021)
    Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) size and scope standards as adopted by the State Board of Education at the November 17-18, 1983 meeting pursuant to California Education Code Section 56100(c).

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Last Reviewed: Tuesday, May 14, 2024
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