Comment on FR Doc # 2013-22668

This is a Comment on the Department of Education (ED) Proposed Rule: Assistance to States for the Education of Children with Disabilities

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As the Superintendent of Owosso Public Schools, I disagree with USED’s interpretation of the IDEA maintenance of effort regulations in 300.203. I think USED’s new interpretation of the maintenance of effort provisions is particularly unfortunate given the difficulty in sustaining the same level of local, or state and local funding for special education in these challenging fiscal times. Moreover, USED’s new eligibility calculation could force my Board to approve a special education budget that is not accurate. I hope USED reconsiders the proposed rule.
Comment Period Closed
Dec 2 2013, at 11:59 PM ET
ID: ED-2012-OSERS-0020-0117
Tracking Number: 1jx-88vv-khmc

Document Information

Date Posted: Nov 22, 2013
RIN: 1820-AB65
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Submitter Information

Submitter Name: Andrea Tuttle
Category: School Administrator