Learn about your rights or your child’s rights at school: special education, truancy, enrollment, discipline

Special Education for School Aged Children

What is Special Education? Special education is when a child receives specialized instruction in school for their disability. The disability categories are: Autism Deaf-Blindness Deafness Emotional Disturbance Hearing Impairment Intellectual Disability Multiple Disabilities Orthopedic Impairment Other Health Impairment

Maine public school enrollment

What schools can children in Maine go to? Generally, a student must be a resident of a public school district to go to school there.  A student is a resident of the public school district where their parent or guardian with custody lives.