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Bureau of Special Education

Bureau of Special Education - Provides professional leadership and management in the provision of special education services and programs. The Bureau administers the special education contingency fund, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) funds. Other responsibilities include mandated program oversight including on site special education compliance monitoring and special education complaint investigation. The BSE staff provides technical assistance, consultation and advice to local education agencies to support them in meeting the requirements of state and federal special education requirements, and, also work with the U.S. Department of Education regarding federal requirements.