.01 Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to implement Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), 34 CFR 300, and Education Article, Title 8, Subtitles 3 and 4, Annotated Code of Maryland, which assure a free appropriate public education (FAPE) for all students with disabilities, birth through the end of the school year in which the student turns 21 years old, in accordance with the student's individualized education program (IEP).