The resources below provide information that can address specific needs of parents and guardians. Char-Em ISD is dedicated to providing parents and guardians with information that can enable active participation in the special education process. Click on the links below to access resources that may meet the needs of your student and family.

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act opens in a new window

Family Matters (MDE) opens in a new window

Family Resource Guide opens in a new window

Dispute resolution services – Special Education Mediation Services (SEMS)opens in a new window

Technical Assistance and Monitoring

Regulations, Rules and Procedural Safeguards

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

  1. MDE’s Special Education Laws and Policies opens in a new window 
  2. Michigan Administrative Rules for Special Education (MARSE) opens in a new window
  3. The rights for parents/guardians whose children are eligible for special education: Procedural Safeguards Notice opens in a new window
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