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Special Education Listserv

Subject: IDEA/Proposed Federal IDEA Finance Regulations

Source: Stephen Barr, Assistant Commissioner

Intended Audience: Administrators, Superintendents, Financial Officers

Date: September 25, 2013

The U. S. Department of Education has posted for comments proposed changes to the IDEA regulations.  The notice of proposed rulemaking covers the area of local school district maintenance of effort for the use of local funds for special education.  Comments must be submitted to the U. S. Secretary of Education on or before December 2, 2013.

The regulations and background information can be found at