Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

SPED evaluation & eligiblity changes outlined

To make districts aware of changes in the evaluation and eligibility process for special education, please download the document incuded below from the Department of Education that was sent to Special Education Directors.  These changes include:1.  Not using severity of discrepancy to determine eligibility.  2.  Removing the consideration of the capacity of general education.

Prior to sending this out, we have been working hard with our staff to improve practices around evaluation and eligibility practices.  If you do have any questions, please contact your Regional Administrator.

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