Senate Bill 33 is on it’s last stop before Governor Markell’s desk. Nicknamed the “IEP Task Force Bill”, the Delaware House of Representatives will vote on the bill today. This long journey began June 24th last year when the US Department of Education labeled Delaware as one of three states needing intervention in Special Education. Then Lieutenant Governor Matt Denn put together Senate Concurrent Resolution #63 which created the IEP Task Force.
The group met from September to December last year, and a report was issued to Governor Markell in January. Senate Bill 33 went through some rough patches on the way, but once that was done, it sailed through the Delaware Senate and the House Education Committee. For those who haven’t seen it, this is what Senate Bill 33 will do for special education and IEPs in Delaware:
And also Amendment #3