[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 40 (Monday, March 2, 2015)]
[Pages 11184-11185]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-04283]



List of Correspondence From October 1, 2013, Through December 31, 

AGENCY: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services; 
Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The Secretary is publishing the following list of 
correspondence from the U.S. Department of Education (Department) to 
individuals during the previous quarter. The correspondence describes 
the Department's interpretations of the Individuals with Disabilities 
Education Act (IDEA) or the regulations that implement the IDEA. This 
list and the letters or other documents described in this list, with 
personally identifiable information redacted, as appropriate, can be 
found at: http://www2.ed.gov/policy/speced/guid/idea/index.html.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jessica Spataro or Mary Louise 
Dirrigl. Telephone: (202) 245-7605.
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text 
telephone (TTY), you can call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll 
free, at 1-800-877-8339.
    Individuals with disabilities can obtain a copy of this list and 
the letters or other documents described in this list in an accessible 
format (e.g., braille, large print, audiotape, or compact disc) by 
contacting Jessica Spataro or Mary Louise Dirrigl at (202) 245-7605.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following list identifies correspondence 
from the Department issued from October 1, 2013, through December 31, 
2013. Under section 607(f) of the IDEA, the Secretary is required to 
publish this list quarterly in the Federal Register. The list includes 
those letters that contain interpretations of the requirements of the 
IDEA and its implementing regulations, as well as letters and other 
documents that the Department believes will assist the public in 
understanding the requirements of the law. The list identifies the date 
and topic of each letter and provides summary information, as 
appropriate. To protect the privacy interests of the individual or 
individuals involved, personally identifiable information has been 
redacted, as appropriate.

Part B--Assistance for Education of All Children With Disabilities

Section 612--State Eligibility

Topic Addressed: Least Restrictive Environment
    [cir] Letter dated October 23, 2013, to University of Virginia, 
Curry School of Education Adapted Physical Education Director Luke E. 
Kelly, regarding physical education for children with disabilities ages 
16 through 21.

Section 614--Evaluations, Eligibility Determinations, Individualized 
Education Programs, and Educational Placements

Topic Addressed: Evaluation Procedures
    [cir] Letter dated December 20, 2013, to retired South Carolina 
Distinguished Professor of Education Jim Delisle, regarding students 
with high cognition who also require special education and related 
Topic Addressed: Specific Learning Disabilities
    [cir] Letter dated November 5, 2013, to Midcoast Advocacy advocate 
Buckley J. Hugo, regarding Maine's procedures for determining whether a 
child has a specific learning disability.
Topic Addressed: Individualized Education Programs
    [cir] Letter dated December 20, 2013, to DePaul University, College 
of Law Special Education Advocacy Clinical Instructor Deborah 
Pergament, regarding the impact of a short-term teachers' strike on 
services for children with disabilities.
    Electronic Access to This Document: The official version of this 
document is the document published in the Federal

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    Dated: February 24, 2015.
Sue Swenson,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative 
[FR Doc. 2015-04283 Filed 2-27-15; 8:45 am]