Special Education

Public Comment - Amendment to Section 100.5 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education

The State Education Department has proposed to amend section 100.5 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education relating to the requirements for students with disabilities to graduate with a local high school diploma.  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 July 3, 2012 publication in the New York State Register (comments must be received by August 17, 2012) and may be submitted to: 

James P. DeLorenzo, State Director of Special Education
P-12: Office of Special Education
New York State Education Department
89 Washington Avenue, Room 309 EB
Albany, NY  12234
Attention:  Proposed Regulatory Amendment: Safety Net for Students with Disabilities. 

Comments may also be faxed to 518-473-5387 or emailed to: spedpubliccomment@mail.nysed.gov.

Written public comment regarding the proposed regulations should be provided using the Public Comment Submission Sheet word document(47 KB).

It is anticipated that the proposed regulatory amendment will be submitted for adoption at the October 2012 Board of Regents meeting with a proposed effective date of October 31, 2012.

Last Updated: June 25, 2012