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1. Message from the Editor: Pete Attends Hearing, Will Report Observations
The last public hearing on the proposed IDEA 2004 regulations is being held in Washington DC this afternoon and this evening.
Pete is attending this hearing and plans to comment on the proposed IDEA regulations. He is also making notes on the hearing and will share his observations in a special issue of The Special Ed Advocate that will be published later this week.
2. IDEA 2004: What You Need to Know about Section 1412 - State Responsibilities (Catch-All Statute)
you can't find an answer to a question in the IDEA statute, go to Section
1412 - State Eligibility that describes state responsibilities. We often
refer to Section 1412 as the "catch-all statute" because it
includes so many different issues.
3. IDEA 2004: What You Need to Know About IEP Team Members and Member Attendance
As many readers know, Congress made significant changes
to the legal requirements for IEPs and IEP meetings in IDEA 2004.
4. Special Offer on Wrightslaw: IDEA 2004 Ends on Friday, July 15
IDEA 2004 by Peter Wright and Pamela Wright includes the
full text of Parts A and B of the Individuals
with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA 2004) with
analysis, commentary, cross-references, and resources.
Wrightslaw: IDEA 2004 is available as an e-book, a print book, or both.
(162 pages, 8 1/2" x 11", $9.95). Available now. When you purchase
the e-book (PDF format), you can download it within minutes. You can read
it on your computer or print it out on your printer. There is no shipping
or sales tax for e-books.
$10 Off Coupon
People who order the E-book & Print Combo ($19.95) between Tuesday, June 28 and Friday, July 15 receive a "$10 Off Coupon" that may be applied to the purchase of Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition. (To be published after the final special education regulations are published in Winter 2005/6)
Learn more about the prepublication offer.
5. Pete & Pam Come to Hawai'i (July 29-31, 2005)
In July, Pete and Pam Wright are coming to Hawaii for two events.
HI - July 29, 2005 - LDA Conference (Keynote Speakers & Presenters)
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