Department of Education December 19, 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act Paperwork Waiver Demonstration Program
Document Number: E5-7507
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-19
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services proposes requirements and selection criteria for a competition in which the Department will select up to 15 States to participate in a pilot program, the Paperwork Waiver Demonstration Program (Paperwork Waiver Program). State proposals approved under this program would create opportunities for participating States to reduce paperwork burdens and other administrative duties in order to increase time for instruction and other activities to improve educational and functional results for children with disabilities. The proposed requirements and selection criteria focus on an identified national need to reduce the paperwork burden associated with the requirements of Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, as amended, while preserving students' civil rights and promoting academic achievement. The requirements and selection criteria proposed in this notice will be used for a single, one-time-only competition under this program.
The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act Multi-Year Individualized Education Program Demonstration Program
Document Number: E5-7506
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-19
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services proposes requirements and selection criteria for a competition in which the Department will select up to 15 States to participate in a pilot program, the Multi-Year Individualized Education Program (IEP) Demonstration Program (Multi-Year IEP Program). State proposals approved under this program would create opportunities for participating local educational agencies (LEAs) to improve long- term planning for children with disabilities through the development and use of comprehensive multi-year IEPs. Additionally, the proposed requirements and selection criteria focus on an identified national need to reduce the paperwork burden associated with IEPs while preserving students' civil rights and promoting academic achievement. The requirements and selection criteria proposed in this notice will be used for a single, one-time-only competition under this program.