The following materials were recently published by the MDE OSE:

  • Indicator B-12 (Early Childhood Transition) Data Submission Clarification Memo: Guidance specific to early childhood transition data submission requirements under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Michigan Administrative Rules for Special Education (MARSE). (March 2022)
  • Evaluation Requirements – Part B Eligibility provides guidance for district and ISD personnel to evaluate and identify students for special education and related services following the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Michigan Administrative Rules for Special Education (MARSE). (March 2022)
  • Guidance for Timeline for Initial EvaluationsGuidance to address when a request for an evaluation is verbally made, the district must support the parent in documenting this request. Failure to acknowledge a verbal request could result in a violation of a district’s child find obligation to identify, locate and evaluate students who require special education and related services under 34 CFR §300.111. (March 2022)