January 21, 2005

In this Issue:

1. Individuals With Disabilities Education Act - Notice of Public Meeting

Source: Federal Register: January 21, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 13)

The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services plans to hold the third of a series of public meetings to seek comments and suggestions from the public prior to developing and publishing proposed regulations to implement programs under the recently revised Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

Date and Time of Public Meeting: Monday, February 7, 2005 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Address: Sheraton Boston Hotel, Prudential Center, 39 Dalton Street, Boston, MA 02199.

For additional information go to http://www2.ed.gov/legislation/FedRegister/other/2005-1/012105b.html

2. NAEYC Position Statement on Screening and Assessment of Young English-language Learners: Draft Recommendations

Source: NAEYC News - January 21, 2005

NAEYC is seeking feedback on its Position Statement on Screening and Assessment of Young English-language Learners draft recommendations. For more information go to http://www.naeyc.org/statements/englearners.asp. To download the draft recommendations go to http://www.naeyc.org/statements/pdf/englearners.pdf