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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Recently Posted in Special Education
  • Disproportionality in CA Public Schools (updated 22-Jul-2021)
    Impacts on Special Education including information and resources on disproportionate representation by race and ethnicity of students receiving special education services.
  • 2021 Significantly Disproportionate LEAs (added 22-Jul-2021)
    A list of the local educational agencies (LEAs) identified as significantly disproportionate for the 2021 fiscal year.
  • California Special Education Local Plan Areas (updated 14-Jul-2021)
    Service area covered by a special education local plan and the governance structure created under any of the planning options of Section 56205, 56206, 56208, 56211, 56213, 56241, 56243, 56244, & 56245 of the Education Code.
  • Expenditure Report Instructions (added 22-Jun-2021)
    Expenditure report instructions contain information regarding reporting periods, due dates, payments, and other required documentation.
  • WAI Regional Meeting and Bank Account Guidance (added 15-Jun-2021)
    This letter provides guidance related to regional bank accounts for grantees in the Workability I program.