DeVos Scraps 72 Documents Laying Out Disabled Students’ Rights
DeVos scraps 72 documents laying out disabled students’ rights
Donald Trump: Let’s get rid of regulations. Betsy DeVos: Okay, how about these 72 documents giving guidance on the rights of students with disabilities?
Predictably, the DeVos-led Education Department insisted that the 72 were rescinded because they were “outdated, unnecessary, or ineffective.” Things like this:
The special education guidance documents rescinded this month clarified the rights of disabled students in a number of areas, including making clear how schools could spend federal money set aside for special education. Some, such as one titled “Questions and Answers on Serving Children with Disabilities Placed by Their Parents at Private Schools,” translated …