the agency or office within each state that oversees special education requirements and coordinates special education programs and services for public school systems in that state.
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997 defines “State educational agency” as the State board of education or other agency or officer primarily responsible for the State supervision of public elementary and secondary schools, or, if there is no such agency, an officer or agency designated by the Governor or by State law.
A state education agency (SEA) is the component of state government that is primarily responsible for the state supervision of public elementary and secondary schools.
A division of state government that administers state funding (and most federal funding) for public schools. SEAs often administer state policies for charter schools.
State departments of education.
(SEA) - a term for any agency in a state that oversees federal or state funding for education, and enacts policies or regulations for instruction. Colorado's SEA is the Colorado Department of Education. See CDE
The state education agency is the agency primarily responsible for the supervision of a state's public elementary and secondary schools. (U. S. Department of Education)
A state education agency (SEA), or state department of education, is a formal governmental label for the state-level government agencies within each U.S. state responsible for providing information, resources, and technical assistance on educational matters to schools and residents. These agencies are also called office of superintendent of public instruction.