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IEP Development: Special Education Programs and Services Guidance Available
IDEA 2022 Public Reporting Data Available
Guidance on the Recommended Use of Contingency Learning Plans
Q&A Available for Implementing the MARSE R340.1708 - Visual Impairment
New document answers VI rule questions.
Child Find Guidance
Due Process Complaints
Includes a flow chart outlining the steps involved when a due process complaint is filed by a parent.
Transition Planning for Students with Disabilities Guidance
Special Education Teacher Tuition Reimbursement Grant Opportunity
Grant funds are intended to incentivize certified Michigan teachers to earn an additional endorsement in special education for employment in a program where they are currently not qualified.
Building Capacity - Improving Outcomes
How the Office of Special Education supports the Michigan Department of Education's Mission, Vision, and Top 10 Strategic Plan.
COVID-19 Special Education Information and Resources
Information, guidance, and resources to support students with disabilities during the COVID-19 crisis.
Previously Released Guidance
A list of all guidance documents released by the Office of Special Education.
Mediation and Dispute Resolution
Find ways for parents and schools to problem solve about special education issues.
Find information about determining a student’s eligibility for special education programs and services.
Michigan Administrative Rules for Special Education (MARSE)
The MARSE are the Michigan rules to follow when implementing special education laws.
Michigan submits a State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report (SPP/APR) to the U.S. Department of Education each year. The SPP/APR shows Michigan’s progress on each federal special education indicator and outlines the plan for the future.
Supports for Students With Disabilities
Many offices and organizations outside of the OSE support students with disabilities. Look through the different supports for students with disabilities for help from other sources.
Michigan Special Education Reference (MI-SER)
The MI-SER is a database of federal and state special education law and policy information and resources.