Special Education

Frequently Asked Questions for Schools and Districts Regarding Special Education — Revised February 2022

This FAQ is organized to provide information on special education topics including child find, referral and evaluation procedures, IEP team meetings, compensatory services, and other topics to help schools and districts ensure full implementation of special education requirements including providing a comprehensive range of special education and related services to ensure FAPE.

Last Updated: February 14, 2022

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