Special Education

News, Announcements and Timely Information

Posted 6/14/2018: Chapter 501 of the Laws of 2012 ("Protection of People with Special Needs Act") - Immediate Protections Safety Assessment

Posted 6/7/2018:  Placements of Students with Disabilities in Approved Out-of-State Residential Schools (Placement Memo and Application for Use for 2018)

Posted 5/30/2018: Guidance from the Office of Curriculum and Instruction: Policies that Allow All Students to Participate in a High School Graduation Ceremony

Posted 4/18/2018 – Seeking Applications: Regional Need for Preschool Programs located within New York City

Posted 3/15/18 – Seeking Public Comment: Annual State Application Under Part B of IDEA as Amended in 2004 for Federal Fiscal Year 2018

Posted 3/5/2018 – Field Advisory and Guidance Document: Reporting of Incidents to the Justice Center

Posted 2/8/2018 – Field Advisory: Testing Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

Posted 1/31/2018 – Guidance Document:  Questions and Answers on Impartial Due Process Hearings for Students with Disabilities

Posted 1/22/2018 – Field Advisory and 2017-18 Registration Form:  Annual Registration of All New Students Classified as Legally Blind for Procurement of Adapted Educational Materials Produced by the American Printing House for the Blind

Posted 12/21/2017 – Field Advisory and Preschool Variance Application: Procedures to Temporarily Exceed an Approved Special Class Size for Preschool Students with Disabilities

Posted 12/1/2017 – Seeking Applications: State Approved 853 School-Age Provider Program Expansion Opportunity in NYC

Posted 9/2017 – Field Advisory Memo: Relief from Requirements for Multiple Reporting of Reportable Incidents-Justice Center Guidance

Posted 9/28/2017 – Field Advisory Memo:  Requirements Related to Special Education Impartial Hearings

Posted 8/8/2017 – Field Advisory Memo:  Changes to the NYS Procedural Safeguards Notice:  Rights for Parents of Children with Disabilities, Ages 3-21, July 2017

Posted 5/17/2017 – Field Advisory and Guidance Document: Relief from Requirements for Multiple Reporting of Reportable Incidents

Posted 4/20/2017 – Field Advisory Memo:  Assistive Technology for Students with Disabilities

Posted 4/20/2017 – Field Advisory Memo:  Transition Planning and Services for Students with Disabilities

Posted 4/20/2017-Updated Guidance- Student Exit Summary as Required by IDEA 2004 - March 2006, Updated April 2017

Posted 4/20/2017-Field Advisory Memo:  Placements of Students with Disabilities in Approved Out-of-State Residential Schools

Posted 4/20/2017-Application:  Application Instructions for State Aid Reimbursement of Tuition Costs for Students in New York State Approved Out-of-State Residential Schools 2017-18 School Year

Posted 3/10/17– Seeking Public Comment: Annual State Application Under Part B of IDEA As Amended in 2004 for Federal Fiscal Year 2017

Posted 3/6/2017: Applications Posted: Current July/August Extended School Year Applications

Posted 3/3/2017: Field Advisory Memo: Application Procedures for July/August Extended School Year Special Education Programs Pursuant to Section 4408 of the Education Law

Posted 3/3/2017: Field Advisory Memo:  Revised Procedures for Administering State Assessments over Multiple Days to Students with Disabilities

Posted 3/2/2017: Field Advisory Memo:  Superintendent Determination of Graduation with a Local Diploma-UPDATED

Posted 2/24/2017: Field Advisory Memo:  Timelines for Transition of State Assessments to Unified English Braille

Posted 2/1/2017: Questions and Answers:  Response to Intervention (RtI) Middle School Demonstration Project Applications of Interest

Posted 1/27/2017: Annual Registration of All New Students Classified as Legally Blind for Procurement of Adapted Educational Materials Produced by the American Printing House for the Blind

Posted 1/5/2017: Seeking Applications:  Response to Intervention (RtI) Middle School Demonstration Project Applications of Interest

 

Last Updated: June 14, 2018