Disproportionality 101: Equity in IDEA: Contents of the Final Rule - 2017

New Leveraging Briefs Series on Attract, Prepare, Retain Available Now!

The new leverage briefs are the culmination of OSEP’s Attract, Prepare, Retain: Effective Personnel for All Initiative and highlight 13 leverage points covering strategies recognized by various stakeholders as essential to addressing critical shortages in the special education workforce.

Thu, 02/02/2017 | 32:39


Ruth Ryder; Michael Gross; Richelle Davis
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

The final rule published in the Federal Register on December 19, 2016, amended the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to help to ensure that States meaningfully identify LEAs with significant disproportionality and that States assist LEAs in ensuring that children with disabilities are properly identified for services, receive necessary services in the least restrictive environment, and are not disproportionately removed from their educational placements by disciplinary removals. This webinar, from February 2, 2017 will provide a broad overview of the contents of the rule, including the requirements on the standard methodology proposed, reservation of funds for comprehensive coordinated early intervening services, and data requirements and calculations.