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Special Education (IEP / 504)

Minnesota Special Education Recovery Services and Supports

Many students with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) have experienced gaps in their services and/ or have not been able to make meaningful progress toward their IEP goals because of the impacts of COVID. Federal and State laws have been passed to help make up for these educational losses and the lack of access to a free appropriate public education (FAPE). This information will help parents of students with IEPs in Minnesota to discuss your child's potential eligibility for special education recovery services and supports.


Understanding Minnesota Special Education Recovery Services and Supports

Minnesota passed a law that requires school districts and charter schools to invite parents/guardians to an IEP team meeting to talk about whether your child has experienced: Lack of progress on Individualized, Family Service Plan (IFSP) or IEP goals, Lack of progress in the general education curriculum, Loss of learning or skills due to disruptions related to COVID.