The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Early Intervention Services, has issued an Amended Notice of Public Hearing regarding the current draft Monitoring Standards for Special Education. You may obtain a copy of the Amended Public Notice and Monitoring Standards at the following link: http://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,4615,7-140-6530_6598-260373–,00.html
The MDE will be receiving public comment via fax, email or in written form until September 23, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. This is an amended date. It is important that school districts provide comments to the MDE as they devise the standards that school districts will be required to follow. Please be sure to provide your comments by that date.