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ERIC Number: ED543849
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jan
Pages: 79
Abstractor: ERIC
Minnesota Department of Education Special Education Primer for Charter Schools
Minnesota Department of Education
The purpose of this document is to provide information and resources on special education for charter school sponsors and charter school directors. This document is the result of collaborative input from individuals who work in and with charter schools in Minnesota. It also represents the collaborative efforts of the following divisions of the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) who work to ensure the provision of a free and appropriate education for children and youth with disabilities attending Minnesota charter schools: (1) School Choice Programs and Services; (2) Special Education Policy; (3) Special Education Compliance and Assistance; and (4) Program Finance. Appendix includes: Connecting Federal/Minnesota Disability Categories and Teacher Licensure. A glossary is included. (Contains 1 footnote.) [Funding for this paper was provided by the U.S. Department of Education Charter Schools Program.]
Minnesota Department of Education. 1500 Highway 36 West, Roseville, MN 55113-4266. Tel: 651-582-8200; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Department of Education
Identifiers - Location: Minnesota
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; No Child Left Behind Act 2001