Mich. Admin. Code R. 340.1701a - Definitions; A to E

Rule 1a. As used in these rules:

(a) "Adaptive behavior" means a student's ability to perform the social roles appropriate for a person of his or her age and gender in a manner that meets the expectations of home, culture, school, neighborhood, and other relevant groups in which he or she participates.
(b) "Agency" means a public or private entity or organization, including a local school district, a public school academy, an intermediate school district, the department, and any other political subdivision of the state that is responsible for providing education or services to students with disabilities.
(c) "Complaint" means a written and signed allegation by an individual or organization, including the factual basis of the allegation, that there is a violation of any of the following:
(i) Any current provision of these rules.
(ii) The revised school code, 1976 PA 451, MCL 380.1 to 380.1852, as it pertains to special education programs and services.
(iii) The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 20 USC 1400 et seq., and the regulations implementing the act, 34 CFR Part 300 (2019) and 34 CFR Part 303 (2019).
(iv) An intermediate school district plan.
(v) An individualized education program team report, administrative law judge decision, or court decision regarding special education programs or services.
(vi) The state application for federal funds under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 20 USC 1400 et seq.
(d) "Department" means the Michigan department of education.
(e) "Departmentalize" means a delivery system in which 2 or more special education teachers teach groups of students with disabilities by instructional content areas.
(f) "Electronic submission" means submission by email, by facsimile, or by any other electronic means approved by the department.


Mich. Admin. Code R. 340.1701a
1980 AACS; 1987 AACS; 2002 AACS; 2008 AACS; 2013 AACS; 2020 MR 3, Eff. 2/13/2020

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