Education Sec. Betsy DeVos rescinds 72 policy documents outlining rights for disabled students

The Education Department has rescinded 72 policy documents that outline the rights of students with disabilities, reports The Washington Post.

The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services wrote in a newsletter Friday that it had “a total of 72 guidance documents that have been rescinded due to being outdated, unnecessary, or ineffective — 63 from the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) and 9 from the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA).” The documents, which fleshed out students’ rights under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the Rehabilitation Act, were rescinded Oct. 2.

List of Guidance Documents Rescinded (Outdated, Unnecessary, or Ineffective) October 2, 2017 — Joe

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