Monitoring and Technical Assistance


Regulations, Rules AND Procedural Safeguards

Three documents provide a foundation for special education compliance in Michigan:

  1. The federal regulations for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 
  2. The Michigan Administrative Rules for Special Education (MARSE)  
  3. The rights for parents/guardians whose children are eligible for special education: Procedural Safeguards Notice 
Special Education Dispute Resolution

Sometimes parents and schools disagree on what is best for a student with a disability. Read about the resources available for reaching solutions with a win-win outcome. Learn about the formal state complaint process and due process complaint procedures.

Michigan Special Education Monitoring Process

In Michigan a report is published annually on the state's performance in providing a free appropriate public education to students with disabilities according to specific indicators. Learn about public school district reports. Discover the system used in to monitor continuous improvement in the 800+ districts across Michigan.