• Office of Special Education

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  • Section 51a(6) Information Available for the 2016-17 School Year
  • 2015-16 Special Education Actual Cost Report (SE-4096) and Instructions Available

    Access the electronic documents on this site; no hard copy will be mailed. Local districts are to submit the completed 2015-16 SE-4096 application to the Intermediate School District (ISD) by September 16, 2016 unless the ISD has communicated other instructions directly to the districts.

    ISDs must ensure that the 2015-16 Special Education Actual Cost Reports are submitted to the Michigan Department of Education, Office of Special Education (MDE-OSE) by September 30, 2016 to avoid a state aid penalty.





  • Discipline Data Analysis and Monitoring

    Federal laws and regulations require states to monitor discipline data. Monitoring discipline data is important because exclusionary practices, such as suspension and expulsion, are often associated with unfavorable student outcomes. This series of videos helps explain why it is important and how Michigan collects and analyzes data.

  • Measurable Annual Goals Guidance PDF icon

    The Office of Special Education developed this guidance document to assist with the development of measurable annual goals.

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