NOTICE: Coronavirus Guidance for School Districts: Per Governor’s executive order, in-school class cancellations remain in effect until at least April 20, 2020.
Emergency Meal Programs: The State Department of Education is authorizing two distinct categories of COVID-19 Emergency Meal Programs in accordance with federal requirements: 1) COVID-19 Emergency Meal Program Limited to Students Attending School in Specific Districts. School districts on this list are only authorized to serve meals to students attending their schools, and any other child age 18 years or younger residing in the same household; 2) COVID-19 Community-wide Emergency Meal Program for Children. Any child age 18 years or younger can receive meal(s) at any meal service and distribution sites in these towns/cities. They do not have to be a resident or attend school in these towns/cities. Check these links often as more locations continue to be added.

Disabilities, Eligibility, Guidance and Forms

Guidance for Independent Educational Evaluations (IEE) and In-School Observations
An IEE is an evaluation conducted by a qualified examiner who is not employed by the school district responsible for the public education of the child.

Special Education Eligibility Documents
Bureau of Special Education guidelines, resources and tools to assist in determining student eligibility for special education and related services.

Special Education Guidance Documents and Topic Briefs 
Bureau of Special Education guidance on varied special education-related topics including related service areas and ancillary staff. 

Special Education Updates
Bulletins, blogs and updates. 

Specific Learning Disabilities and Dyslexia Resources
Information on the identification/assessment, instruction/intervention, and resources for educating students with SLD/Dyslexia.