Education
Arc Guide to Transition IEP

During grade 9, and annually thereafter, the IEP (Individualized Education Program) must address the student’s needs for transition from school

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Arc Guide to Suspension and Manifestation Determination

The Individuals with Disabilities Improvement Act (IDEIA) of 2007 states all students with disabilities have a right to a Free

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Arc Guide to IEP Supplemental Aids and Supports

An Individualized Education Program (IEP) may include “supplementary aids and supports to be provided to the pupil, or on behalf

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Education
Arc Guide to Special Education Paraprofessional Aides

Students with disabilities have the right to a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) in a Least Restrictive Environment (LRE). The

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Arc Guide to Special Education Mediation

What is special education mediation? The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) describes mediation as, “an informal, voluntary process to help

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Arc Guide to Special Education for Infants and Toddlers (Birth Through Age 2)

Special Education Early Intervention Services (EIS) are provided to eligible infants and toddlers. The goal of EIS is to lessen

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Arc Guide to Special Education Evaluation

An evaluation for special education determines if a student is eligible for special education and related services. An initial (first)

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Arc Guide to Special Education Evaluation Tools

Special Education evaluations guide districts in providing a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) in the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE). A

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Arc Guide to Special Education Evaluation Terms

Terms used in special education evaluations can be confusing. Test scores may be reported in a variety of ways including

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Arc Guide to Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

As a parent of a student with a disability, you can make a difference in your school district by joining

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Arc Guide to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Education Provisions)

What is Section 504? Section 504 outlines federal regulations requiring nondiscrimination on the basis of handicap in programs or activities

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Arc Guide to Scheduling an IEP Meeting

Parents* of students with disabilities have the right to be involved in the process of developing, reviewing or revising the

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