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The Cold Emergency Plan is part of the 2015-2016 Winter Plan.


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Specialized Education

OSSE’s Division of Specialized Education (DSE) is responsible for overseeing the development and promulgation of state policy governing special education; monitoring LEAs for compliance with IDEA as well as other federal and local regulations and court-ordered consent decrees; allocation and administration of IDEA grant funds to LEAs and other public agencies; provision of training and technical assistance to LEAs; and investigation and resolution of state complaints relating to special education. OSSE also administers the District’s due process hearing system, through the Student Hearing Office (SHO), in a reporting line separate from the DSE. Learn more about DSE

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Contact Phone: 
(202) 727-6436
Contact Fax: 
(202) 741-0227
Contact TTY: 
Contact Suite #: 
5th Floor
Office Hours: 
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Service Location: 

810 First Street, NE

GIS Address: 
810 First Street, NE