ERIC Number: ED423657
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Jul-10
Reference Count: N/A
State of Michigan Special Education State Plan for Fiscal Years 1995-1997 as Fully Approved by the Office of Special Education Programs of the U.S. Department of Education on July 10, 1996.
Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. Office of Special Education and Early Intervention Services.
This report presents the state of Michigan's special education state plan for fiscal years 1995-1997. It includes policies and procedures for complying with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and state regulations. Chapters address: (1) the right to education; (2) full educational opportunities, goals, and time lines; (3) child identification; (4) confidentiality of personally identifiable information; (5) Individualized Education Programs; (6) procedural safeguards, including policies on parental notice and consent, opportunity to examine records, independent educational evaluations, due process hearings, mediation, attorneys fees, and surrogate parents; (7) least restrictive environment; (8) protection in evaluation procedures; (9) responsibility of the state education agency for all educational programs; (10) comprehensive system of personnel development; (11) participation of private school children in public school special education programs and services; (12) recovery of funds for misclassified children; (13) notice and opportunity for hearing on public agency application; (14) annual evaluation; (15) use of Part B IDEA funds; (16) the state education agency's monitoring procedures; (17) interagency agreements; and (18) personnel standards. (CR)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Confidentiality, Disabilities, Disability Identification, Due Process, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility, Individualized Education Programs, Private Schools, Professional Development, Special Education, State Federal Aid, State Programs, State Regulation, Student Evaluation, Student Placement, Student Records, Teacher Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. Office of Special Education and Early Intervention Services.
Identifiers - Location: Michigan
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act