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OSEP Guidance for CEIS.docThis guidance from the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) provides information on the use of funds by LEAs to develop and implement coordinated early intervening services (CEIS) for students who are currently not identified as needing special education services.Microsoft Word76 KB7/26/20129/19/2013
Instructions for Calculating Disproportionality.docThis document outlines instructions for completing the disproportionality template.Microsoft Word30 KB9/19/20139/19/2013
Users Guide for Calculating Disproportionality Measures.pdfThis user’s guide provides information on how to calculate several disproportionality measures (e.g., composition, relative difference in composition, risk, risk ratio, weighted risk ratio) and several methods for examining disproportionality: difference in composition, risk difference, alternate risk ratio, and variations of several of these measures for total disciplinary removals. PDF948 KB9/19/20139/19/2013
OSEP_disproportionality_template_REV.xls Microsoft Excel388 KB7/13/20127/13/2012
Alabama Success Story.pptThis is the powerpoint presentation presented at the Council for Exceptional Children International Convention & Expo in Boston, MA, April 5, 2008. It presents the five years of involvement with the US Justice Department regarding the Lee v. Macon Special Education Consent Decree (Consent Decree). The Justice Department released Alabama from the Consent Decree on March 8, 2007. However, all of the initiatives will continue in Alabama. Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation280 KB9/23/20089/23/2008
ADDRESSING DISPROPORTIONALITY IN ALABAMA SCHOOLS.pptSlide showMicrosoft PowerPoint Presentation424 KB1/23/20091/23/2009