Special Education

Revised Proposed Amendment of Section 200.20 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education Relating to Special Education Services and Programs for Preschool Children with Disabilities

The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED’s) P-12: Office of Special Education is seeking public comment on the revised proposed amendment of section 200.20(b) of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education relating to special education services and programs for preschool children with disabilities.

A copy of the revised proposed amendment and the Board of Regents item, which includes an assessment of public comment and describes the revisions made to the proposed rule, are available at http://www.regents.nysed.gov/meetings/2014/June2014/614brca11.pdf.  

A Notice of Proposed Rule Making will be published in the State Register on July 9, 2014.  Written comments regarding the proposed amendment will be accepted for 30 days after its publication (comments must be received by August 8, 2014) and may be submitted to:  James P. DeLorenzo, Assistant Commissioner, P-12: Office of Special Education, New York State Education Department, 89 Washington Avenue, Room 309 EB, Albany, NY  12234, Attention:  Revised Proposed Amendment – Section 200.20.  Comments may also be faxed to 518-473-5387 or emailed to spedpubliccomment@nysed.gov.  Additional information regarding the revised proposed amendment will be available at the P-12: Office of Special Education website (http://www.p12.nysed.gov/specialed/timely.htm).

We request that written public comment regarding the revised proposed amendment be provided using the Public Comment Submission Sheet.

Last Updated: March 14, 2014