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Sample Special Education Forms History of Revisions

  • May 2018: Annual Forms Update
    • Changes made to IE-2, IE-3, RE-3, RE-4, RE-5, ER-1, ER-2C, I-3, I-4, I-5, I-6, I-7-A, I-7 District-wide Assessment, I-7 ACT with Writing, I-7 ACT Aspire, I-7 Forward, I-11, EE-1 (removed), and P-2. A detailed description of changes are available here. Forms guide update will be coming soon.

  • May 2017: Annual Forms Update
    • Slight changes (order of information, punctuation, wording changes, removal of requirements) to R-1, IE-2, IE-3, RE-4, RE-5, ER-2a, ER-2c, I-6, I-7 ACCESS, I-7 ACT with Writing, I-7 ACT Aspire, I-7 Forward, and M-5.
    • Changes to ED-1, ER-1, I-4, I-5, I-7-A, I-7 District-Wide,
    • I-10-A and I-10-B combined into one form, I-10
    • M-4 removed.

For a detailed description of the May 2017 changes, click here.

  • October 31, 2016:
    • ED-1 - clarified the form should also be used for reevaluations
    • ER-1 - clarified the determination of eligibility and need for special education)
    • I-4 - clarified the IEP team must always describe how the student’s disability affects access, involvement and progress in the general education curriculum (see E.1. and 2.)
    • I-7 suite - added hyperlinks to applicable assessment accommodations pages, reformatted district-wide form, and aligned language from assessment vendors
  • May 6, 2016: Through a stakeholder process, the Sample Special Education Forms were revised to align with the new accountability system, Reading Drives Achievement: Success through Literacy. This new accountability system balances the monitoring of procedural compliance with improved student outcomes. New prompts on the Sample Forms encourage IEP teams to consider if a student has disability-related needs that affect reading and to develop goals, services and progress monitoring to address the needs and improve student outcomes.
  • May 2, 2016: Added Spanish versions of I-7 District-Wide Assessment, I-7 DLM, and I-7 Forward to the all Spanish forms document.
  • February 2016: The I-7 assessment forms have been updated. It is critical that IEP teams refer to the allowed accommodations and supports page for each assessment.
  • September 2015: The I-7 assessment forms have been updated to reflect the current accommodation and accessibility policies for Wisconsin assessments. IEP teams will notice the following changes:
    • I-7-A Participation Guidelines for Alternate Assessment- Removal of specific assessment names and name change to reflect Wisconsin Essential Elements and Wisconsin Academic Standards in footer, change in language from CD to ID
    • I-7 ACT® Plus Writing and ACT WorkKeys®- Removal of specific assessment names and name change to reflect Wisconsin Essential Elements and Wisconsin Academic Standards in footer, change from State-Allowed Accommodations to non-college reportable accommodations
    • I-7 ACT Aspire™- Removal of specific assessment names and name change to reflect Wisconsin Essential Elements and Wisconsin Academic Standards in footer
    • I-7 DLM-Inclusion of Science and applicable grade levels, removal of specific assessment names and name change to reflect Wisconsin Essential Elements and Wisconsin Academic Standards in footer
    • I-7 ACCESS for ELLs®/Alt. ACCESS for ELLS™-update in language to reflect accommodation policies for online platform, clarification to grade levels assessed with each assessment
  • July 2015: New Form ER-2D, Documentation for Intellectual Disability (ID) - Reevaluation
  • March 2014: IEP Model Forms I-7 Update
    • IEP teams are responsible for deciding whether students with disabilities will participate in general education assessments with or without testing accommodations, or in the alternate assessment with or without accommodations.  DPI model forms may be used to document these decisions. Forms in the assessment suite are to be completed based on which assessments the student will take during the implementation of the IEP.  The forms are named, “I-7-[assessment].”  For example, the form that IEP teams will use related to the Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBA) is I-7-SBA and contains language specific to SBA assessment policies.
  • September 2013: Revised I-4, Replaced ER-2 with ER-2A, ER-2B, and ER-2C.
  • September 2011: Eligibility Checklists for Specific Learning Disabilities updated to reflect new state eligibility criteria.
  • December 2010: Form IE-1, Updated to reflect changes in SLD Evaluation requirements
  • July 2010: Form EE-1, Environment Code Categories for Ages 3-5 Changed
  • May 2010: Form M-5, Revised to include "attendant care services" as a covered service under the Medicaid school-based services benefit
  • April 2009: New Form I-7-B, Guidelines for Oral Test Administration to Students with Visual Impairments on the Wisconsin Knowledge and Concepts Examination (WKCE) or the Wisconsin Alternate Assessment for Students with Disabilities (WAA-SwD)
  • Beginning December 31, 2008, a parent of a child with a disability may revoke consent for the provision of special education and related services. The revocation of consent must be in writing. Upon receipt of the written revocation, the school district must promptly provide prior written notice in accordance with § 300.503 a reasonable time before stopping special education and related services.
    The department has developed two model forms to assist districts in implementing this change in special education law. Form P-5 may be used to document written revocation of consent. Note, however, parents may use other ways of providing written revocation, and this form is not required. P-6 is a form districts may use to provide the required prior written notice. The department has also revised the Model Procedural Safeguards Notice and form P-1 (Determination and Notice of Placement: Consent for Initial Placement).
  • October 2006: Summary of Changes to Selected Sample Forms
  • July 2006: Summary of Changes to Sample Forms, based on the 2004 reauthorization of IDEA

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For questions about this information, contact DPI Sped Team (608) 266-1781