November 15, 2004

In this Issue:

  1. House & Senate Conferees to Finalize Bipartisan Special Education Reauthorization Bill
      Source: Committee on Education and the Workforce - November 12, 2004

1. House & Senate Conferees to Finalize Bipartisan Special Education Reauthorization Bill

Source: Committee on Education and the Workforce - November 12, 2004

Members of the U.S. House and Senate will meet this week in hopes of completing a final, bipartisan special education reauthorization bill that can be signed into law before the end of the 108th Congress. The bipartisan House-Senate conference will reconcile differing versions of legislation passed by the House and Senate to strengthen and renew the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the nation's special education law. The conference meeting will be held Wednesday, November 17, 2004 at 2:30 p.m. in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The conference meeting will be open to the public and the press... CONTACT: Alexa Marrero or David Schnittger at (202) 225-4527.

For more information go to http://www.wrightslaw.com/news/04/idea.1112.htm.