34 CFR § 300.2 - Applicability of this part to State and local agencies.
(b) Public agencies within the State. The provisions of this part -
(1) Apply to all political subdivisions of the State that are involved in the education of children with disabilities, including:
(i) The State educational agency (SEA).
(ii) Local educational agencies (LEAs), educational service agencies (ESAs), and public charter schools that are not otherwise included as LEAs or ESAs and are not a school of an LEA or ESA.
(iv) State and local juvenile and adult correctional facilities; and
(2) Are binding on each public agency in the State that provides special education and related services to children with disabilities, regardless of whether that agency is receiving funds under Part B of the Act.
(1) Referred to or placed in private schools and facilities by that public agency; or