Call for Comment from US Dept of Education

Press Release

Public Comment Period Open for Regulation Reform Agenda

In February 2017, President Trump issued Executive Order 13777.  In this Order, ‘‘Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda,’’ the US Department of Education is mandated to review current education regulations such as IDEA. This review would focus on:

*Outdated or ineffective regulations

*Duplicated services or regulations and/or areas of need to be created

*Cost effectiveness within US Treasury guidelines

*Regulations that eliminate or inhibit job creation

The order is seeking input on those regulations that the public would like to be considered for review.  Public comment can be made by mail to Hilary Malawer, Assistant General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Room 6E231, Washington, DC 20202, by email at: Hilary.Malawer@ed.gov or online at the web link below:   https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2017/06/22/2017-13157/evaluation-of-existing-regulations?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term

Public comment must be specific and reference the regulation (FR Doc # 2017-13157) in the subject line along with specifics of the regulation to be reviewed and any suggestions or recommendations.  Public comment must be made by August 21, 2017.

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