MDE

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E-F

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L-M

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A

0-4 Census Data Reporting
21st Century Community Learning Centers

7-Point Plan: Better Schools for a Better Minnesota

Academic Standards (K-12)

Accessible Educational Materials

Achievement and Integration Program

Achievement Level Descriptors

ADM/LEP (EDRS)

Adult Basic Education and GED

A
dult Diploma Program
Advanced Placement

Advisory Boards, Councils and Task Forces

After School and Out-of-School Programs

Afterschool Snack Program

Agency Newsletters

Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

Alternative Delivery of Specialized Instructional Services (ADSIS)

Alternative Dispute Resolutions Services (Special Education)

Alternative Learning

Apply for an Educator License

Arts

Assessments (Statewide Testing)

Assessment Secure Reports

Assistive Technology

Assurance of Compliance and Mandated Reporting

At-Risk Afterschool Meals

Athletics Data Reporting

Audits

Authorizer Performance

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Average Daily Membership

B

Back-to-School Toolkits
Becoming a Minnesota Educator

Becoming a Special Education Teacher

Best Practices: Reading K-3

Bilingual Early Language Assessment (BELA)

Blind-Visually Impaired

BloggED

Board of School Administrators (Minnesota)

Board of Teaching (Minnesota)

Braille and Talking Book Library

Bullying Concerns and Ways to Help

Business and Marketing

C

Calendar, MDE
Calendar
(Instructional Days
)

Calendar
(District and School Reporting
)

Care and Treatment Education Programs

Career and College Success

Career Readiness

Career Technical Education Levy Recalculation Web-Based Reporting System

Career Technical Education

Careers at MDE

Carl Perkins

Categorical Disabilities

Charter Schools

Child and Adult Care Food Programs

Child Count

Civil Rights Compliance

Civil Rights
for USDA Programs

CLiCS Claims and Reporting

CLiCS Program Administration

Clock Hour Reporting

College-in-the-Schools (Concurrent Enrollment)

College Readiness and Planning

Commissioner's Office

Common Course Catalog

Community Education

Community Nutrition Programs

Compliance and Assistance

Compliance and Assistance Q and As

Compulsory Instruction Compliance Data Reporting

Concurrent Enrollment (College-in-the-Schools)

Conflicts in Special Education

Contact Us

Continuing Education Clock Hour Reporting

Continuous Improvement in Districts and Schools

Curriculum and Instruction

Cyber-Linked Interactive Child Nutrition System (CLiCS)

Cyberbullying

D

Data Center
Data Practices

Data Reports and Analytics

Data Submissions

Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Resource Center

Deaf-Blind

Department of Defense Fresh Produce

Desegregation

Developmental Cognitive Disabilities

Developmental Delay

Direct Certification

Directions/Map

Disabilities, Special Education

Disciplinary Incident Reporting System (DIRS)

Discipline

Discrimination

Dispute Resolution (Special Education)

District and School Site Verification

District Organization/Reorganization

Dropout Prevention/At-Risk Students

Dual Credit

Due Process Forms

Due Process Rights, Data Privacy and Other Student Rights

E

Early Childhood Family Education
Early Childhood Indicators of Progress

Early Childhood Longitudinal Data System (ECLDS)

Early Childhood Screening

Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE)

Early Education Student

Early Intervention Program for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities, Part C

Early Learning Programs

Early Learning Scholarships Program

Early Learning Services Data Reporting

Earn College Credit in High School

Educator License Lookup

Electronic Data Reporting Service (EDRS)

Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)/Federal Title Programs

Emergency Planning for Schools

Emotional or Behavioral Disorders

Employment/Careers

Engaging Families

English Language and Multilingual Learning

English Language Arts

English Language Development Standards

English Learner Disability Resources

English Learner Support

Enrollment Types

Engagement (Family, Community and School)

Ensuring Safe and Supportive Schools

Equity

Ethics

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

Executive Team

Expulsion

External User Access Recertification

F

Facilitated Team Meetings
Facilities Age and Square Footage Report

Facilities and Technology

Family and Consumer Science

Family Outcome Survey

Family, School and Community Engagement

Farm to School and School Gardens

Federal Aid

Federal Title Programs (ESEA)

Financial Management

Fiscal Compliance Table

Fiscal Monitoring

Food and Nutrition
Services

Food Distribution Program

Food Safety

Forms

Free and Reduced-Price Process

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

Funding Projections and Trends

G

GED
General Education

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in K-12

Gifted Education

Government Relations

Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements (GRR)

Grants

Green Ribbon Schools

H

Head Start
Health and Physical Education

Health and Safety (Data Submission)

Health and Safety (School Facilities)

Health Science Technology

Healthy Students

Help Me Grow (Districts)

Help Me Grow (Families)

Highly Qualified Teacher Requirements

Homeless McKinney-Vento

Homeschools

I

Identified Official with Authority (IOwA)
Immigrant Children and Youth

Immunizations (Minnesota Department of Health)

Indian Education

Individual Education Program (IEP)

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

Industrial Technology

Infant and Toddler Intervention Services (Part C) Rules

Information for County Auditors

Instructional Days (School Calendar)

Integration

Integration Rules

International Baccalaureate

Item Samplers

K

K-12 Online Course Offerings
Kindergarten

Kindergarten Entry Profile (KEP)

L

LEAPS Act
Learning Disabilities

Learning Matters

Legislation and Rulemaking

Legislative Reports

Levy Certification System

Levy Information System

Libraries

Licensing

Literacy

M

Mailing Lists (Schools and Districts)
Maltreatment of Students

Management Team

Maps

MARSS Student Accounting

MARSS Web Edit System (WES)

Mathematics

MDE-ORG Schools and Organization Directory

Mediation

Medication Dispensing in Schools (Minnesota Department of Health)

Media/Social Media

Migrant Education Program

Military Families

Milk Programs

Minnesota Automated Reporting Student System (MARSS)

Minnesota Braille and Talking Book Library

Minnesota Career Information System (MCIS)

Minnesota Common Course Catalogue

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCAs)

Minnesota Continuous Improvement Process: Self Review (MNCIMP:SR)

Minnesota Early Indicator and Response System (MEIRS)

Minnesota Rebate Program

Minnesota Report Card

Minnesota Resource Center Libraries

Minnesota Student Survey

Minnesota Teacher License Exam (MTLE)

Minnesota Test of Academic Skills (MTAS)

Minnesota Tests

Model Policies

Monitoring (Special Education)

Monitoring Title I-A and Title II-A

Multiple Measurements Rating (MMR) Transition

Multitype Library Systems

N

Neglected Delinquent or At-Risk
News Center

Nonpublic and Homeschools

Nutritional Quality and Meal Pattern

O

Online Learning
Online Licensing System

Open Enrollment

Other Health Disabilities

Out-of-School Time Learning

P

Paraprofessionals
Parental Rights

Part B and Part C Resources

Pathway II Program Resources for Awardees

Performance Indicators and Data Collection

Personal Learning Plans

Physical Holds and Seclusion

Physically Impaired

Portfolio, Educator Licensing

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Postsecondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)

Postsecondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) School Finance
Pre-kindergarten/Preschool

Press Releases

Principal Development and Evaluation

Private Schools (Nonpublic)

Procedural Safeguards

Professional Development

Program Approval (Career Technical Education)

Program Monitoring
(Special Education)

Program Review (Title III)

Q

Q Comp

R

Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge
Read Well K-3 Data and Plan Upload

Reading

Reading Well by 3rd Grade

Recalls (Food Products)

Recent Complaint and Hearing Decisions

Recess

Referendum

Regional Centers of Excellence

Related Services

Renew a License

Restorative Practices

Restrictive Procedures

Rulemaking Docket

Rural Education Achievement Program (REAP)

S

Safe and Supportive Schools
Safety
- Transportation

Scholars of Distinction

School Calendar (Attendance, Snow Days)

School Choice

School Climate

School Construction

School Facilities (Buildings, Construction)

School Finance

School Health Services

School Improvement Grants

School Meal Programs (School Breakfast and Lunch)

School Nurses (Minnesota Department of Health)

School Nutrition Programs

School Readiness

School Recognition Programs

School Safety and Technical Assistance Center

School Technology

Schools and Organizations (MDE-ORG)

Schools, Districts and Teachers at a Glance

Science

Screening (Pre-K, Kindergarten)

Seamless Summer Program

Seclusion

Secondary Transition

Section 504 Plans

Secure Reports

Service Occupations

Service-Learning

SERVS Financial

Severely Multiply Impaired

SketchUp

SLIFE

Smart Snacks

Social Studies

Social Studies
Academic Standards Rules

Special Dietary Needs

Special Education (Families)

Special Education (Districts)

Special Education (School Finance)

Special Education Compliance Document Upload

Special Education Rules

Special Permissions System

Specific Learning Disabilities

Speech or Language Impairments

Standard Adult Diploma

STAR Web Edit System

State Educational Record View and Submissions (SERVS)

State Library Services

State Performance Plan

Statewide Assessment for Students with Disabilities

Statewide Longitudinal Data System (SLEDS)

Statewide Testing

Statewide Testing (Districts)

Statutory Operating Debt

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)

Student Discipline

Student ID Validations

Student Maltreatment

Student Support Data Collection

Students with Disabilities

Summer Food Service

Summer Learning

Superintendents

Suspension

T

Teacher Development and Evaluation
Teacher Disciplinary Inquiry System

Teacher Licensing

Teacher License Lookup

Teacher Programs

Team Nutrition

Test Specifications

Test Web Edit System (TestWES)

Testing and Assessment

Third Party Reimbursement
(Special Education)

Title I, Part A

Title II

Title III

Title IX Civil Rights Act

Training: At-Risk Afterschool Meals

Training: Child and Adult Care Food Program for Centers

Training: Civil Rights Compliance

Training: Fiscal Monitoring

Training: K-12 Academic Standards

Training: MARSS Student Accounting

Training: Program Monitoring

Training: School Nutrition Programs

Training: School Safety Technical Assistance

Training: Section 504

Training: Special Education

Training: Summer Food

Transition Disabled

Transportation

Traumatic Brain Injury

Truancy, Discipline

Tuition Billing

U

Uniform Financial Accounting Records System (UFARS)
UFARS File Upload

V

Verification of District and School Site Information
Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten

W

Work-Based Learning
World Languages

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