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NASP Legislative Alert
August 4, 2006

August 3, 2006. Secretary Spellings Announces Final IDEA 2004 Part B Regulations
U.S. Department of Education Secretary Margaret Spellings announced the release of the final regulations to implement Part B of IDEA 2004. An official copy will be published in the Federal Register on August 14, 2006. The regulations will become effective 60 days after publication in the Federal Register.

Unofficial copy of final regulations:
www.ed.gov/policy/speced/guid/idea/idea-partb-regs-full.pdf

Press release for the August 3, 2006 IDEA event:
http://www.ed.gov/news/pressreleases/2006/08/08032006b.html

Fact sheet on the new regulations:
http://www.ed.gov/admins/lead/speced/ideafactsheet.html

NASP Summary of the Roll-out of the Final IDEA 2004 Part B Regulations:
http://www.nasponline.org/advocacy/naspidearegssummary.html

NASP IDEA Information webpage:
http://www.nasponline.org/advocacy/IDEAinformation.html

If you have questions or comments about this Legislative Alert, please contact Stacy Skalski, NASP Director of Public Policy, at sskalski@naspweb.org; or Mary Beth Klotz, NASP Director of IDEA Projects and Technical Assistance, at mbklotz@naspweb.org or by phone 301-657-0270.