Business Enterprise Program (BEP) [Education] Law and Legal Definition

According to 34 CFR 361.81 [Title 34 – Education; Subtitle B -- Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education; Chapter III -- Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Department of Education; Part 361 -- State Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program; Subpart E -- Evaluation Standards and Performance Indicators], the term Business Enterprise Program (BEP) means “an employment outcome in which an individual with a significant disability operates a vending facility or other small business under the management and supervision of a designated State unit (DSU). This term includes home industry, farming, and other enterprises.”