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News & Updates
SPECIAL EDUCATION STATE COMPLAINTS VIDEOOur latest video Special Education State Complaints is now available.
NEW GUIDANCE: GRADUATION DECISIONSThis new document from MDE supports IEP Teams in developing an individualized plan for graduation over a multi-year time frame.
-Three important resources from Michigan Department of Education: Family Matters Fact Sheets, Michigan Administrative Rules for Special Education, and Special Education Guidance Documents- Catamaran.