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Bulletins/Memos: Special Education

Memorandum (memos were discontinued in 2016)
Numbersort ascending Date Title File(s) Office Program
M051-15 09/24/2015 Telemedicine as a Reimbursable School-based Health Care Service Since 2009-10, the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) Special Education Office has offered grants to local school districts for start-up costs associated with implementing an infrastructure of telemedicine options.
M006-16 01/26/2016 Potential Medicaid Eligible Student Worksheet The purpose of this memorandum is to request completion of Form SPI 1679, Potential Medicaid Eligible Student Worksheet, by those districts providing special education services to Medicaid eligible students.
M003-16 01/22/2016 Student Enrollment in State Schools that are Identified as the Center for Childhood Deafness and Hearing Loss (CCDHL) and Washington State School for the Blind (WSSB) This memorandum provides guidance to school districts regarding their responsibility for students attending a state school identified as the Center for Childhood Deafness and Hearing Loss (CCDHL), also known as the Washington School for the Deaf, and the Washington State School for the Blind (WSSB) pursuant to RCW 72.40.010.
M002-15 01/08/2015 Potential Medicaid Eligible Student Worksheet The purpose of this memorandum is to request completion of Form SPI 1679, Potential Medicaid Eligible Student Worksheet, by those districts providing special education services to Medicaid eligible students.
B114-18 12/13/2018 The Use of Graduation Alternative Options by Individualized Education Program (IEP) Teams for High School Students Eligible for Special Education The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) has developed a technical assistance document to provide guidance to families, students, school staff, IEP teams, and others regarding the assessment graduation requirement for students with disabilities served under an IEP.
B101-18 10/30/2018 B101-18Special Education Safety Net Application for 2018-19. (Addendum added 1/7/19) Safety Net funding is available to local education agencies (LEAs) with a demonstrated capacity for special education funding in excess of state and federal funding otherwise available to the LEA.
B096-18 10/08/2018 Federal Data Reporting Requirements for Students with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) collects special education data which must be submitted annually to the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), U.S. Department of Education.
B090-17 10/13/2017 Special Education Safety Net Application for 2017-18 Safety net funding is available to school districts with a demonstrated capacity for special education funding in excess of state and federal funding otherwise available to the district. This bulletin provides application instructions for special education safety net awards for the 2017-18 school year.
B089-17 10/11/2017 Federal Special Education Data Reporting Requirements The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) collects special education data which must be submitted annually to the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), U.S. Department of Education.
B066-18 07/09/2018 Use of Funds: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Part B This bulletin informs Local Education Agencies (LEAs) of the requirements pertaining to the use of funds consistent with Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
B065-15 10/16/2015 Special Education Safety Net Application for 2015-16 Safety net funding is available to school districts with a demonstrated capacity for special education funding in excess of state and federal funding otherwise available to the district. This bulletin provides application instructions for special education safety net awards for the 2015-16 school year.
B055-16 10/10/2016 Special Education Safety Net Application for 2016-17 Safety net funding is available to school districts with a demonstrated capacity for special education funding in excess of state and federal funding otherwise available to the district. This bulletin provides application instructions for special education safety net awards for the 2016-17 school year.
B053-16 09/26/2016 Federal Special Education Data Reporting Requirements The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) collects special education data which must be submitted annually to the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), U.S. Department of Education.
B047-19 08/05/2019 Use of Funds: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part B This bulletin informs Local Education Agencies (LEAs) of the requirements pertaining to the use of funds consistent with Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
B047-18 06/12/2018 Special Education and Local Bargaining Agreements The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction's (OSPI) vision for Washington state public schools is to increase academic achievement and close opportunity gaps for each and every student, and bring a more equitable education system for current and future generations of students.
B046-18 05/31/2018 Early Screening of Dyslexia (E2SSB 6162) Engrossed Second Substitute Senate Bill 6162 (E2SSB 6162), passed in 2018 by the Washington State Legislature, defines dyslexia as a specific learning disability and requires early screening.
B042-19 06/26/2019 Home/Hospital Instruction Program Procedures for School Districts, Charter Schools, and Tribal Compact Schools This bulletin provides Home/Hospital (H/H) Instruction Program procedures to determine student eligibility and reimbursement.
B042-15 08/20/2015 Federal Special Education Data Reporting Requirements The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) collects special education data which must be submitted annually to the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), U.S. Department of Education.
B037-17 06/12/2017 Student Enrollment in State Schools that are Identified as the Center for Childhood Deafness and Hearing Loss (CCDHL) and Washington State School for the Blind (WSSB) This bulletin provides guidance to school districts regarding their responsibility for students attending a state school identified as the Center for Childhood Deafness and Hearing Loss (CCDHL), also known as the Washington School for the Deaf, and the Washington State School for the Blind (WSSB) pursuant to RCW 72.40.010.
B031-18 04/06/2018 Home/Hospital Instruction Program Procedures for School Districts, Charter Schools, and Tribal Compact Schools This bulletin provides Home/Hospital (H/H) Instruction Program procedures to determine student eligibility and reimbursement.
B030-18 04/19/2018 Changes in the Calculation of Significant Disproportionality, Under IDEA. (04/19/18 added Addendum 8/13/18) With the goal of promoting equity, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was amended and final rules issued, effective January 18, 2017, to ensure states meaningfully identify Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) with significant disproportionality and that States assist LEAs in ensuring that students with disabilities are properly identified for services, receive necessary services in the least restrictive environment, and are not disproportionately removed from their educational placements for disciplinary purposes.
B018-15 05/19/2015 Use of Funds: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 2004), Part B This bulletin informs Local Education Agencies (LEAs) of the requirements pertaining to the use of funds consistent with Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 2004).
B017-15 05/04/2015 Notification of IDEA-B Grant Funds Available for Start-up Costs of Implementing Teletherapy Services The purpose of this bulletin is to announce the opportunity for grant funds, contingent upon federal IDEA-B funding, for start-up costs associated with implementing a web-based infrastructure of teletherapy options for special education students in need of related services.
B009-17 01/27/2017 Potential Medicaid Eligible Student Worksheet The purpose of this bulletin is to request completion of Form SPI 1679, Potential Medicaid Eligible Student Worksheet, by those districts providing special education service to Medicaid eligible students.
B006-19 02/04/2019 Student Enrollment in State Schools that are Identified as the Center for Childhood Deafness and Hearing Loss (CCDHL) and Washington State School for the Blind (WSSB) This bulletin provides guidance to school districts regarding their responsibility for students attending a state school identified as the Center for Childhood Deafness and Hearing Loss(CCDHL), also known as the Washington School for the Deaf, and the Washington State School for the Blind (WSSB) pursuant to RCW 72.40.010.
B002-18 01/11/2018 Potential Students who are Medicaid Eligible Worksheet The purpose of this bulletin is to request completion of Form SPI 1679, Potential Students who are Medicaid Eligible Worksheet, by those districts providing special education services to students who are Medicaid eligible.