Final Regulations

Published Notices of IDEA Regulations (2006-current)

Agencies write Federal regulations to implement and enforce the statutes passed by Congress.

View current IDEA regulations

Periodically, the department issues new or revised regulations to address the implementation and interpretation of the IDEA.

Whenever the department proposes new or revised regulations, it publishes a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in the Federal Register and the public has an opportunity to submit written comments.

In each Notice of Final Regulations, also published in the Federal Register, the department analyzes and responds to the public’s comments in the section titled “Analysis of Comments and Changes.”

The following list includes each Notice of Final Regulations published since the IDEA statute’s last reauthorization Dec. 3, 2004, as well as:

  • A summary of the changes;
  • The effective date of the changes;
  • The “Analysis of Comments and Changes;” and
  • The revised regulations.

2018

July 3, 2018 (83 FR 31306)

Change effective June 29, 2018 Final regulations under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act governing the Assistance... Read More

July 3, 2018 (83 FR 31306)
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2017

July 11, 2017 (82 FR 31910)

Changes effective Aug. 10, 2017 Reflects changes made to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act by Rosa’s Law, which replaces... Read More

July 11, 2017 (82 FR 31910)
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June 30, 2017 (82 FR 29755)

Changes effective June 30, 2017 Implement Parts B and C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act These changes: Address... Read More

June 30, 2017 (82 FR 29755)
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2016

Dec. 19, 2016 (81 Fr 92376)

** The department postponed the compliance date of this regulation from July 1, 2018 to July 1, 2020 through 83... Read More

Dec. 19, 2016 (81 Fr 92376)
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2015

Aug. 21, 2015 (80 FR 50773)

Changes effective Sept. 21, 2015 Govern Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as... Read More

Aug. 21, 2015 (80 FR 50773)
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April 28, 2015 (80 FR 23644)

Changes effective July 1, 2015 Amends Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act governing the Assistance to States... Read More

April 28, 2015 (80 FR 23644)
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2013

Feb. 14, 2013 (78 FR 10525)

Changes effective March 18, 2013 Final regulations for Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act governing the Assistance... Read More

Feb. 14, 2013 (78 FR 10525)
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2011

Sept. 28, 2011 (76 FR 60140)

Changes effective Oct. 28, 2011 Govern the Early Intervention Program for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities Reflect changes made to... Read More

Sept. 28, 2011 (76 FR 60140)
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2008

Dec. 1, 2008 (73 FR 73006)

Changes effective Dec. 31, 2008 Govern the Assistance to States for the Education of Children with Disabilities Program and Preschool... Read More

Dec. 1, 2008 (73 FR 73006)
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2007

April 9, 2007 (72 FR 17748)

Changes effective May 9, 2007 Govern programs administered under Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965... Read More

April 9, 2007 (72 FR 17748)
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2006

Aug. 14, 2006 (71 FR 46540)

Changes effective Oct. 13, 2006 Govern the Assistance to States for Education of Children with Disabilities Program and the Preschool... Read More

Aug. 14, 2006 (71 FR 46540)
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