The Department of Education today released the Proposed Rules for the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA). Public comment is being accepted until September 21st, 2009. If you wish to make comment, the instructions on how to do so are included in the first page of the Federal Register document.
Here is the document: Federal Register: Proposed Rules for HEOA (PDF, 5MB)
(TIP: to find those areas that are specifically related to students with intellectual disabilities, use the Search feature of your PDF reader to find all references.)
How to submit comments:
DATES: We must receive your comments
on or before September 21, 2009.
ADDRESSES: Submit your comments
through the Federal eRulemaking Portal
or via postal mail, commercial delivery,
or hand delivery. We will not accept
comments by fax or by e-mail. Please
submit your comments only one time, in
order to ensure that we do not receive
duplicate copies. In addition, please
include the Docket ID at the top of your
• Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to
http://www.regulations.gov to submit
your comments electronically.
Information on using Regulations.gov,
including instructions for accessing
agency documents, submitting
comments, and viewing the docket, is
available on the site under ‘‘How To Use
• Postal Mail, Commercial Delivery,
or Hand Delivery. If you mail or deliver
your comments about these proposed
regulations, address them to Jessica
Finkel, U.S. Department of Education,
1990 K Street, NW., room 8031,
Washington, DC 20006–8502.
If you wish to read this document on the web it is available here:http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2009/E9-18550.htm
You can learn more about some of the provisions for students with disabilities here: