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Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services in the U.S. Department of Education

This is one in a series of documents, prepared by the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) in the U.S. Department of Education that covers a variety of high-interest topics and brings together the regulatory requirements related to those topics to support constituents in preparing to implement the new regulations.  This document primarily addresses significant changes to the preexisting regulatory requirements regarding surrogate parents, notice and parental consent.