Special Education

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Special Education in Texas

Together, we are committed to high expectations and strong systems thatachieve equitable outcomes for every student with a disability.

Special Education Strategic Plan

In early 2018, ջ worked with stakeholders across Texas to develop the. This plan was informed by more than 7,000 voices and lays out an ambitious set of activities aimed at dramatically improving special education programs in Texas. Click on each circle below to see ջ’s progress in completing the activities laid out in the various areas within the strategic plan.

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ջ is committed to providing families, students, and schools with high quality supports to enable students with disabilities to achieve the highest outcomes. The links below lead to information and resources provided by ջ toward achieving that goal.

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Data and Reports

The latest data regarding SpEd in Texas

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Dispute Resolution

Information to support stakeholders to resolve SpEd disputes

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Family Resources

Information & resources to help families understand SpEd processes

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Monitoring, Review, and Support

Information & resources regarding themonitoring of SpEd programs in Texas

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Regional Supports

ջ partners with Educational Service Centersto provide support

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ջ Special Education Guidance

Guidance to Texas public schools in their implementation of strong and effective programs

SPEDTex Contact Info
Contact Information
SpedTex Special Education Information Center

Families: Special Education or IEP-Related Questions?

Phone: 1-855-SPEDTEX (1-855-773-3839)


Texas SPED Support

Educators: Special Education Resources


Office of Special Populations and Monitoring

Department of Special Education:
Email: sped@tea.texas.gov

Department of Review and Support:
Email: ReviewandSupport@tea.texas.gov