Category Archives: special education

Q&A documents released for implementation of IDEA Part B, Part C dispute resolution procedures

The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services’ Office of Special Education Programs recently issued questions-and-answers documents in response to inquiries concerning implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part B and Part C dispute resolution procedures in … Continue reading

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MDE Releases Report on Special Education Costs

The Minnesota Department of Education recently released its report on special education cross-subsidies for FY16. The report delves into two areas. First, the amount each district is cross-subsidizing in special education costs with general education revenue. And second, the statewide … Continue reading

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CNBC: Special education could be under attack with new health bill

Source: CNBC Considering all the changes the Republican’s proposed health-care bill could entail, little attention is being paid to its potential impact on education, most importantly special education, The New York Times reported. School districts rely on Medicaid — the … Continue reading

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MSBA releases statement on special education costs

On Tuesday, the Minnesota House Education Innovation Policy Committee reviewed statewide averages associated with special education costs as well as recommendations for funding adjustments. Over the previous year, costs have risen on average from 2.69 to 3.7 percent depending on … Continue reading

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