Troy Justesen, Acting Director of the Office of Special Education
Programs, participated on a webcast sponsored by the Disability Law
Resource Project. Dr. Justesen said he expects the proposed
regulations for Part B of IDEA to be available in the first or second
week of June. Proposed regulations for Parts C and D will be issued
separately. The President signed the reauthorized Individuals with
Disabilities Education Improvement Act into law on December 3, 2004.
Most provisions in the new law take effect on July 1, 2005.