New Transition Laws Extend Services for Special Education Students

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On July 28, 2021, Governor Pritzker signed House Bill 40 into law as Public Act 102-0172 and House Bill 2748 into law as Public Act 102-0173. The two bills, both effective immediately, extend transition services for eligible students based on when they turned 22 years old. Previously, transition services for eligible students went through age 21, ending the day before the student’s 22nd birthday, regardless of when that date fell during the school year.

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