42 U.S. Code § 15099 - Evaluation
(a) In general
The Secretary shall conduct a national evaluation of the program of grants to States authorized by this subchapter.
(1) In general
The Secretary shall conduct the evaluation under subsection (a) of this section to assess the status and effects of State efforts to develop and implement, or expand and enhance, statewide systems of family support services for families of children with disabilities in a manner consistent with the provisions of this subchapter. In particular, the Secretary shall assess the impact of such efforts on families of children with disabilities, and recommend amendments to this subchapter that are necessary to assist States to accomplish fully the purposes of this subchapter.
(2) Information systems
The Secretary shall work with the States to develop an information system designed to compile and report, from information provided by the States, qualitative and quantitative descriptions of the impact of the program of grants to States authorized by this subchapter on—
(A) families of children with disabilities, including families from unserved and underserved populations;
(C) interagency coordination and collaboration between agencies responsible for providing the services; and