Category Archives: Dept. of Education

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36th Annual Report to Congress on IDEA Implementation

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This 2014 report describes our nation’s progress in providing free appropriate public education for all children with disabilities and early intervention services to infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families; ensuring the rights of these children and their families are protected; assisting states and localities in providing education to these children; and assessing the […]

OSEP Policy Letter to Flinn on FERPA

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This 2013 letter from OSEP provides guidance on the need for an Early Intervention Service (EIS) provider to obtain parental consent upon disclosing personally identifiable information to a potential funding source for IDEA Part C services. Published by: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), U.S. Department of Education OSEP Policy Letter to Flinn […]

OSEP Policy Letter to Edmunds on procedural safeguards

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This 2012 letter from OSEP determines that the term “early intervention records” is the same as “education records” for the purposes of the confidentiality protections under Part C of the IDEA and FERPA and exempt as “Protective Health Information” under the HIPAA Privacy Rule. Published by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) OSEP Policy […]