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The Utah State Office of Education (USOE) Special Education Services (SES) section provides leadership and support for educators, parents, and students with disabilities receiving special education and related services throughout Utah public schools and communities, in an effort to improve educational outcomes.

To ensure the improvement of education outcomes of students with disabilities, the USOE SES has three priority areas: preschool services in the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE), post-school outcomes (such as college or career), and effective instruction in Mathematics and English Language Arts (ELA).

These three priority efforts are supported by USOE and school district/charter school improvement efforts aligned with the:

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Recently Added Documents

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Funding Application (2015-2016)
Application is available for public comment through April 15, 2015.  Please contact jennifer[dot]howell[at]schools[dot]utah[dot]gov(Jennifer Howell) with comments or questions.

Special Education Intensive Services Fund
i.e., High Cost Risk Pool

Utah Tax Form TC-40D
Dependent with a Disability Exemption. First page is the form. Second page is the instructions.