ERIC Number: ED459564
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Nov-1
Reference Count: N/A
Maine Special Education Regulations: Chapter 101.
Maine State Dept. of Education, Augusta. Div. of Special Services.
This document contains regulations governing the provision of equal educational opportunities and free, appropriate public education in the least restrictive educational alternative to all Maine student residents with disabilities between the ages of 5 and 20. Twenty sections contain provisions relating to: (1) the policy and purpose of special education; (2) definitions of special education terms; (3) the classification of students with disabilities; (4) the responsibility of the state for providing special education services; (5) special education services; (6) supportive services; (7) child find and referrals; (8) the pupil evaluation team process; (9) evaluation and identification of students with disabilities); (10) the Individualized Education Program; (11) the least restrictive environment alternative; (12) due process requirements; (13) dispute resolution procedures, including mediations, complaints, and hearings; (14) the discipline of students with disabilities; (15) education records; (16) special education reviews; (17) state approval of programs at private schools; (18) the state subsidy and direct payments for special education programs; (19) public school tuition computations; and (20) private school tuition computations and approval procedures. An appendix includes provisions defining the "use of a dangerous weapon." (CR)
Descriptors: Classification, Compliance (Legal), Definitions, Disabilities, Discipline, Due Process, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility, Evaluation Methods, Individualized Education Programs, Legal Responsibility, Referral, School Responsibility, Services, Special Education, State Aid, State Regulation, Student Evaluation, Student Placement, Student Records, Student Rights
Maine State Dept. of Education, 23 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333. Tel: 207-624-6600; Web site: http://www.state.me.us/education.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maine State Dept. of Education, Augusta. Div. of Special Services.
Identifiers - Location: Maine