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MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION > NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
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> The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Early Intervention Services will conduct public hearings to receive public comment on the following proposed administrative rules and documents:
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> * Special Education Programs and Services Administrative Rules (2010-049 ED)
> * School Social Worker (2010-048 ED)
> * Notice and Consent Procedures
> * Due Process Complaint Procedures
> * State Complaint Procedures
> The rules governing Special Education Programs and Services are promulgated by the authority conferred on the superintendent of public instruction by sections 1701 and 1703 of 1976 PA 451, MCL 380.1701 and MCL 380.1703, and Executive Reorganization Order Nos. 1996-6 and 1996-7, MCL 388.993 and MCL 388.994.
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> The rules governing School Social Worker are promulgated by the authority conferred on the superintendent of public instruction by sections 6, 1701 and 1703 of 1976 PA 451,
> MCL 380.6, MCL 380.1701 and MCL 380.1703, and Executive Reorganization Order Nos. 1996-6 and 1996-7, MCL 388.993 and MCL 388.994.
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> The proposed rules will bring the administrative rules into alignment with the reauthorized Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and update outdated language. The proposed rules are accessible on the internet at www.michigan.gov/ose-eis<http://www.michigan.gov/ose-eis> under “Spotlight.” These rules are published in the February 15, 2011 Michigan Register. The rules are proposed to take effect upon the filing with the Secretary of State.

 Public hearings will be held at the following sites:
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> Monday, March 7, 2011 from 4:00–8:00 p.m. at Renaissance High School, 6565 West Outer Drive, Detroit, Michigan 48235,   313-416-4600.
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> Tuesday, March 8, 2011 from 3:30–7:30 p.m. at Gaylord University Center,
> Rm. U-111, 80 Livingston Boulevard, Gaylord, Michigan 49735,   989-705-3700.
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> Thursday, March 10, 2011 from 3:30–7:30 p.m. at Kent Intermediate School District, Cedar Room, 2930 Knapp Street (Parking Lot 11), Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525, 616-364-1333.
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> Citizens who wish to participate in video-conference hearings may provide comment at the following locations:
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> Friday, March 11, 2011 from 9:30–11:00 a.m., CST at Menominee Intermediate School District, 1201 41st Avenue, Menominee, Michigan 49858, 906-863-5665.
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> Friday, March 11, 2011 from 1:00-2:30 p.m. at Marquette-Alger Regional Educational Service Agency, 321 East Ohio, Marquette, Michigan 49855,
> 906-226-5100.
 

> Oral or written comment may be presented in person at the hearing or submitted in writing by mail, e-mail, or facsimile no later than 5:00 p.m., March 18, 2011. All comment will be reviewed and considered in the final version of the rules. Comments may be submitted to the following:
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> Public Comment, Office of Special Education and Early Intervention Services, Michigan Department of Education, P.O. Box 30008, Lansing, Michigan 48909
> Email: mde-ose@michigan.govmde-ose@michigan.gov> or Fax: 517-373-7504.
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> If special accommodations are needed to participate in the public hearings, contact Meredith Hines at 517-373-0924 or email hinesm@michigan.govhinesm@michigan.gov> by March 1, 2011.

> Please forward this message to individuals that may have an interest.
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