Public comment opportunity regarding the CLASS condition of DRS
|Author: J. Christopher Watkins|
Date: Friday, December 8th, 2017
The OHS is considering changes to the CLASS condition with a goal of improving implementation and transparency of the DRS. Changes being considered include:
- Removal of the "lowest 10 percent" provision of the CLASS condition;
- An increase of the minimum thresholds for the Emotional Support and Classroom Organization domains to a score of 5;
- Removal of the minimum threshold for the Instructional Support domain; and
- Establishment of authority for the Secretary of HHS to set an absolute minimum threshold for the Instructional Support domain prior to the start of each fiscal year to be applied for DRS CLASS reviews in the same fiscal year.
Make comments by Feb 6 at https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=ACF_FRDOC_0001-0076.
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