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Individuals With Disabilities Education Act, as Amended by the Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA)

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Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), Department of Education.


Notice of public meetings and correction.


We published a notice in the Federal Register on April 1, 2005 (70 FR 16784), announcing plans to hold a series of public meetings to seek comments and suggestions about proposed regulations under 34 CFR parts 300 and 303 to implement programs under the recently amended IDEA. Under DATES, the day and date listed for the first meeting has been changed. The first meeting is listed as “Monday, June 6, 2005 in San Antonio, TX”. This date is corrected to read “Thursday, July 7, 2005 in San Antonio, TX” for this location.

This document also provides the information on specific sites for each of the currently planned public meetings.


The IDEA public meetings will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.:

  • Friday, June 17, 2005 in Nashville, TN at the Joe and Faye Wyatt Center for Education, 1930 South Drive, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University;
  • Wednesday, June 22, 2005 in Sacramento, CA at the John F. Kennedy High School, 6715 Gloria Drive;
  • Friday, June 24, 2005 in Las Vegas, NV at the Donald C. Moyer Student Union, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, 4505 Maryland Parkway;
  • Monday, June 27, 2005 in New York, NY at the W Hotel of New York, Forest 1 Room, 541 Lexington Avenue, Between 49th and 50th Street;
  • Wednesday, June 29, 2005 in Chicago, IL at the Palmer House Hilton, Red Lacquer Room, 17 E. Monroe Street;
  • Thursday, July 7, 2005 in San Antonio, TX at the Education Service Center, Region 20, 1314 Hines Avenue; and
  • Tuesday, July 12, 2005 in Washington, DC at Gallaudet University, Kellogg Conference Center, 800 Florida Avenue, NE.
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Troy R. Justesen, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 5138, Potomac Center Plaza, Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: (202) 245-7468 or by e-mail:

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Dated: May 24, 2005.

John H. Hager,

Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services.

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[FR Doc. 05-10762 Filed 5-27-05; 8:45 am]