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NM Public Education Department (NMPED)

Special Education – Ages 3 – 21

States’ departments of education oversee disability education services to children.  NMPED monitors school districts for compliance with IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act).  NMPED handles formal complaints, due process hearings, and mediation on special education issues.

Phone: 505-827-1457

U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS)

Office of Special Education Programs