Education Department delays equity in IDEA compliance date by 2 years
from Education Dive
The U.S. Department of Education is postponing until July 1, 2020, the date states need to comply with an Obama-era rule under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act that would address whether minority students are disproportionately placed in special education. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' office has also announced postponing the date for including children ages 3 to 5 in the analysis of significant disproportionality from July 1, 2020, to July 1, 2022, according to a document released by the department and published in the Federal Register.
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