The guidance on this page relates to special education services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check back often, as the information is changing rapidly.
In-Person Instruction and Services Q and A
This document outlines considerations for how school district and charter school staff can meet individual needs for students with disabilities who have an IEP or Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP), ages birth to 21 years, through in-person services and instruction, which may include providing in-home support.
Note: The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) received several questions and requests for clarification regarding this guidance. Staff have reviewed these questions and we are updating the guidance with more information as noted.
Questions and answers regarding special education instruction, services and programming
Considerations for Students with Low Incidence Disabilities in Hybrid and In-Person Models for Returning to School
Special Education Funding Changes for State Fiscal Year 2021
Fiscal procedures, maintenance of effort (MOE), new codes, contracted transportation and implications for Alternative Delivery of Specialized Instructional Services (ADSIS)
Clarifies federal grants management requirements for education activities.
State and federal funding changes for the distance learning period, examples, reporting