IDEA Reauthorization at A Glance, 2004

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): Reauthorization 2004 at a Glance

In December of 2004, President Bush signed into law a new version of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) [Pub. L. No. 108-446]. The legislation will go into effect next school year (2005- 2006). Congress made several changes to the law that will have an impact on children and youth experiencing homelessness.

A summary of the amendments made to IDEA by ESSA are available at: https://www.parentcenterhub.org/amends-to-idea-essa-fact-sheet/