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Procedural Safeguards Notice

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Laws/Regulations

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the federal law concerning the education of students with disabilities, requires schools to provide parents of a child with a disability with a notice containing a full explanation of the procedural safeguards available under the IDEA and U.S. Department of Education regulations.

A copy of this notice must be given to parents only one time a school year, except that a copy must be given to the parents: (1) upon initial referral or parent request for evaluation; (2) upon receipt of the first state complaint under 34 CFR §§300.151 through 300.153 and upon receipt of the first due process complaint under §300.507 in a school year; (3) when a decision is made to take a disciplinary action that constitutes a change of placement; and (4) upon parent request. [34 CFR §300.504(a)]

This document is also available in Braille. To request a Braille version, please contact MDE-LIO at (888) 760-2206 (toll-free) or by email at msdb-outreach@michigan.gov.

Last Updated:
May, 2009

School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports Implementation Guide

Category:
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) is a proactive, team-based framework for creating and sustaining safe and effective schools. Emphasis is placed on prevention of problem behavior, development of pro-social skills, and the use of data-based problem solving for addressing existing behavior concerns. School-wide PBIS increases the capacity of schools to educate all students utilizing research-based school-wide, classroom, and individualized interventions.

Last Updated:
Jan, 2010

Special Education Due Process Complaint Procedures

Category:
Complaints/Dispute Resolution

The Michigan Department of Education procedures regarding a request for a special education administrative due process hearing.

Last Updated:
Feb, 2017

Special Education Problem Solving Process

Category:
Complaints/Dispute Resolution

A document that details the problem solving process as well as supporting documents that outline the various problem solving options.

Last Updated:
Jan, 2017

Standards for Extended School Year Services in Michigan - Guidance

Category:
Policy

The purpose of this document is to provide information and assistance for parents, educators, administrators, and service providers regarding the implementation of the Standards for Extended School Year Services in Michigan.

Last Updated:
Feb, 2017

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