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Special Education

Policy and Guidance

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Results Driven Accountability
Overview of Results Driven Accountability for Special Education

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Administrative and technical guidance on special education laws, regulations, and policies.

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Massachusetts State Performance Plans and Annual Performance Reports
The Massachusetts State Performance Plans and Annual Performance Reports. Additional information related to the MA SPP is also included.

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Special Education Advisory Council
The Special Education Advisory Council is a group of parents and professionals charged by federal special education law and the State to provide policy guidance with respect to special education and related services for children with disabilities within the Commonwealth.

Special Education Reports

These reports provide an overview of activities related to special education.

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Using Survival Analysis to Understand Graduation of Students with Disabilities — June 2014
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Reports by Dr. Thomas Hehir and Associates

Last Updated: March 27, 2017

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