Webinar to highlight release of non-regulatory guidance for grantees, program participants impacted by federally declared disasters

Non-Regulatory Guidance on Flexibility and Waivers for Grantees and Program Participants Impacted by Federally Declared Disasters Date: Thursday, October 5, 2017 Time: 2:00–3:00 pm Eastern Time The U.S. Department of Education has released the Non-Regulatory Guidance on Flexibility and Waivers for Grantees and Program Participants…

Department releases 2017 Determination Letters on state implementation of IDEA

By the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services WASHINGTON (July 20, 2017)—The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services released its 2017 state determinations on the implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of Part B and Part…

Final regulations replace phrase ‘mental retardation’ with ‘intellectual disability’

By the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services WASHINGTON (July 12, 2017)—The U.S. Department of Education released final regulations that amend multiple department acts by removing the phrase “mental retardation” and replacing it with the words “intellectual disability” or “intellectual disabilities” July 11. Rosa’s…

Department publishes technical changes to IDEA Parts B and C regulations in the Federal Register

By the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services WASHINGTON (June 30, 2017)—The U.S. Department of Education published final regulations under Part B and C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) in the Federal Register today. The final regulations make technical conforming changes…