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For Immediate Release November 3, 2017 Contact: Mark McWilliams 517.487.1755, MMcWilliams@mpas.org Special Education Appeal Clears Important HurdleMichigan Teacher Fighting for Son Lansing, MI – A Michigan teacher, and parent, Melody Arabo can move forward with a case involving her 7 year old son and his special education rights after the U.S. District Court refused to expand the case as requested by her school district.  

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Enrollment is now open for the Healthy Michigan Plan

Starting April 1, 2014, Michigan's version of Medicaid expansion, The Healthy Michigan Plan, began accepting applications online, by phone, or in person at local Michigan Department of Human Services...
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MPAS Submits Comments on Proposed Changes to Michigan Administration Rules for Special Education

The Michigan Department of Education is proposing changes to the rules that govern how special education students are accommodated in our state’s public schools. The public comment period ended at 5...
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MPAS Response to the Michigan Mental Health and Wellness Commission Report

On Jan. 21, 2014, Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley unveiled Michigan’s Mental Health and Wellness Commission Report. The commission, appointed by Governor Snyder, was made up of the “left of the left...

MPAS Reacts to the Michigan Department of Education’s Draft School Discipline Policy Statement

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS) is encouraged by the Michigan Department of Education’s Draft School Discipline Policy Statement; however, we feel that, without stronger...
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MPAS Condemns Federal Legislation That Will Harm Individuals with Mental Illness

Bill is short-sighted, harmful to people with mental illness and their families Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS) today joined its fellow Protection and Advocacy (P&A)...

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