Special Education

Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act 2004

President Bush signed the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act, which reauthorized the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), on December 3, 2004. 

The President stated, "The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 will help children learn better by promoting accountability for results, enhancing parent involvement, using proven practices and materials, providing more flexibility, and reducing paperwork burdens for teachers, states and local school districts."

Public Comment

United States Department of Education - Notice of Public Hearing - July 16, 2014

Federal Law and Regulation

Helpful Information

Annual Determinations of IDEA Status to Schools

Last Updated: June 10, 2014