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Project goal: To improve outcomes for all students with disabilities by providing guidance, technical assistance, and tools on equitable processes to school and district professionals, families, and students so that all students with disabilities have meaningful access to the curriculum frameworks and life of the school.
Theory of Action: If students with disabilities have meaningful access to the curriculum frameworks and the skills to engage in all aspects of the life of the school, then we will begin to close the opportunity and achievement gaps between students with disabilities and their age-appropriate non-disabled peers.
To do this, the education system must:
Embedded in our goal are these principles:
Massachusetts Guidance on Referral, Evaluation, and Eligibility Determination RLO
The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) is making improvements to the IEP process. If you would like to submit any suggestions or comments, please submit them using this form.
Last Updated: September 28, 2021
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