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Acting Director is Named For Special Education Office

By Christina A. Samuels — May 24, 2005 1 min read
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Troy R. Justesen has been named acting director of the Department of Education’s office of special education programs, or OSEP. He is also continuing as the acting deputy assistant secretary of the office of special education and rehabilitative services.

Before joining the Education Department, Mr. Justesen, 36, was a domestic policy aide in the White House.

Mr. Justesen is leading the effort to write the regulations for the new version of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, which was reauthorized last November.

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