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Special Education Listserv

Subject: State Regulations/IDEA Part B State Plan

Source: Stephen Barr, Assistant Commissioner

Intended Audience: Directors of Special Education, Special Education Contacts, Stakeholders

Date: May 31, 2013


At the November 27, 2012, and January 22, 2013, meetings, the State Board of Education acted on proposed changes for the Part B State Regulations implementing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).  Prior to the State Board action, the Office of Special Education published the proposed regulation changes, solicited public comments, and held public hearings. 

The final regulations, as approved by the State Board of Education became effective May 30, 2013, and can be found on our website at