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Ed Department Seeks Delay Of IDEA Rule

18th December, 2017

[Source: Disability Scoop]

The Trump administration wants to delay implementation of an Obama-era regulation designed to ensure that kids from certain backgrounds aren’t unnecessarily placed in special education.

In a Federal Register notice, the U.S. Department of Education is seeking comment on a plan to delay enforcement of what’s known as the “significant disproportionality” rule for two years.

At issue is a rule finalized in the closing weeks of the Obama administration aimed at preventing overrepresentation of minorities in special education.

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