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Law

• Michigan Administrative Rules for Special Education (MARSE) Supplemented With Selected IDEA Federal Regulations (September 2013) PDF icon

• Michigan Administrative Rules for Special Education (September 2013) PDF icon

• IDEA 2004 Federal Regulations PDF icon The final regulations to implement Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA). The regulations take effect on October 13, 2006. (307 pages) HTML Version

• Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 PDF icon

• Implementing Regulations for Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 PDF icon

• Michigan School Code - PA 451 of 1976

• Michigan State School Aid Act - PA 94 of 1979


Policy

• Surrogate Parents and Special Education Decision-Making Guidance (Nov. 2013) PDF icon This guidance document provides information to public agencies, service providers, and parents regarding the implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requirements pertaining to surrogate parents. Its purpose is to provide guidance to public agencies in selecting and training surrogate parents.

• Revised Process of Inclusion of Public School Academies in the Intermediate School District Plan for the Delivery of Special Education Programs and Services (10-10) PDF icon

• Michigan Criteria for Determining the Existence of a Specific Learning Disability (October 2010) PDF icon

• Intermediate School District Plan Criteria for the Delivery of Special Education Programs and Services (September 2008) PDF icon

• Policy for the Appointment of Surrogate Parents for Special Education Services (September 2008) PDF icon

• Standards for Extended School Year Services in Michigan

• Supporting Student Behavior: Standards for the Emergency Use of Seclusion and Restraint (December 2006) PDF icon

• Utilization of Noncertified Personnel in Elementary and Secondary Schools (March 2006) PDF icon

• Updated Process for Clarifications or Modifications of Previously Approved ISD Plans for the Delivery of Special Education Programs and Services (March 2005) PDF icon




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