TN Special Education Directors Update May 2020

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The latest Special Education Director Update is out from the Tennessee Department of Education.

In this issue:

    • 2019-20 IDEA Grants: Use of Funds Extended
    • High Cost Reimbursement Requests
    • State Board of Education (SBE) Emergency Rule Resources for Special Education
    • Updated Guidance on the Gifted Assessment Scoring Grid
    • End of Year Reports for Districts
    • Dyslexia Reporting Requirements
    • Office of General Counsel (OGC) Personnel Changes
    • Update on RFP for Universal Screening and Progress Monitoring
    • Transition Bill of Rights
    • Supplemental Guidance for the Identification and Assessment of English Learners with a Visual or Hearing Impairment
    • Scope of Independent Educational Evaluations (IEE) 
    • Grantee Support for Districts and Families During COVID-19 
    • COVID-19 Resources
    • Training Opportunity: Alternate Assessment Eligibility and Participation Considerations 
    • Highlighting Resources For Teachers and Parents to Enhance the Continuity of Learning During COVID-19 for Children with Disabilities