Special Education

Public Comment - Proposed Amendment to Sections 200.4 and 200.16

The State Education Department has proposed to amend sections 200.4 and 200.16 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education relating to preschool and school-age individual evaluations.  A copy of the proposed amendment may be accessed at the following website:

Written comments on the proposed amendment will be accepted for 45 days after its January 4, 2012 publication in the New York State Register (must be received by February 21, 2012) and may be submitted to: New York State Education Department, P-12: Office of Special Education, 89 Washington Avenue, Room 309 EB, Albany, New York 12234, Attention: Public Comment – Sections 200.4 and 200.16. 

Comments may also be faxed to 518-473-5387 or emailed to spedpubliccomment@mail.nysed.gov. We request that written public comment regarding the proposed regulations be provided using the Public Comment Submission Sheet.

It is anticipated that the proposed amendment will be submitted for adoption at the March 2012 Board of Regents meeting with a proposed effective date of April 11, 2012. 

Last Updated: February 16, 2012