Sole Local Agency [Education] Law and Legal Definition

According to 34 CFR 361.5 (b) (47) [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 A – General], the term sole local agency means “a unit or combination of units of general local government or one or more Indian tribes that has the sole responsibility under an agreement with, and the supervision of, the State agency to conduct a local or tribal vocational rehabilitation program, in accordance with the State plan.”

(Authority: Section 7(24) of the Act; 29 U.S.C. 705(24))