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Special Education News Archive
2021
06/04/2021 View HTML Page  Physicians' Attestation for Evaluation for Students to Remain at Home Forms and Q&A Posted
05/19/2021 View HTML Page  Administrative Advisory on Assignment of Financial and Programmatic Responsibility for Special Education and Enforcement of Assignments
05/18/2021 View HTML Page  IDEA Equitable Services Resolution Funds' Allocation for Fiscal Year 2022
05/06/2021 View HTML Page  Notice of Public Comment on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Annual State Application (update of March 03, 2021 posting)
04/13/2021 Download PDF Document  Massachusetts Dyslexia Guidelines
03/23/2021 View HTML Page  Technical Assistance Advisory on Students with Autism and Application for Department of Developmental Services Adult Eligibility
03/04/2021 View HTML Page  Notice of Public Comment on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Annual State Application. The deadline for submission of public comment is April 2, 2021.
02/19/2021 View HTML Page  Save-the-date: Massachusetts Commission for the Blind (MCB) annual Pre-ETS Vision of Collaboration Conference. Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. ET, virtual conference
2020
11/16/2020 View HTML Page  FC274 IDEA Federal Targeted Special Education Program Improvement Grant Posted
11/09/2020 View HTML Page  FC298 Early Childhood Targeted Special Education Program Improvement and Safety Grant Posted
07/30/2020 View HTML Page  OSEP Webinar: Highlighting Resources and Practices to Support Back to School and Continuity of Learning During COVID-19 for Children with Disabilities
07/10/2020 View HTML Page  SP601 Students with IEPs Ages 6–21 Edwin Report
07/10/2020 Download Word Document  Comprehensive Special Education Guidance for the 2020-21 School Year Memo
07/10/2020 View HTML Page  DESE is seeking a vendor to offer four virtual sections of the same institute on dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia
07/02/2020 View External Link  New guidance from the federal Office of Special Education Programs on implementation of IDEA Part B procedural safeguards – such as digital signature and notice – in the current COVID-19 environment. Issued June 30, 2020.
07/02/2020 View External Link  New guidance from the federal Office of Special Education Programs on flexibility in implementation of IDEA Part B fiscal requirements in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Issued June 26, 2020.
07/02/2020 View External Link  New guidance from the federal Office of Special Education Programs on the implementation of IDEA Part B use of funds (in Massachusetts, Fund Codes 240 and 262) in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Issued June 25, 2020.

Last Updated: June 4, 2021

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