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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Recently Posted in Special Education

  • FMTA Consultant Assignments by Region (updated 18-Mar-2021)
    The Focused Monitoring and Technical Assistance (FMTA) Consultants are assigned geographically and by quality assurance activity to align with the eleven California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA) regions.
  • Independent Educational Evaluations (added 17-Mar-2021)
    Letter from the Director of the Special Education Division outlining certain requirements under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act pertaining to independent educational evaluations.
  • California's Annual State Application for 2021 (added 17-Mar-2021)
    Annual State Application under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is to be submitted by May 21, 2021, for federal fiscal year (FFY) 2021.
  • Students with Disabilities and Face Coverings (added 19-Feb-2021)
    Letter to local educational agencies of state and federal guidance requiring face coverings, including allowable exemptions, in order to avoid implementing policies that may result in a denial of a free and appropriate public education.