Rate Setting Unit

The Rate Setting Unit establishes special education tuition rates for approved programs educating students with disabilities ages 3 to 21 years old who have been enrolled pursuant to articles 81 and 89 of the Education Law. Approved program providers may be private school providers, special act school districts, BOCES, state supported programs, or public school summer school age and preschool programs.

Latest News

  • The 2017-18 RS-2 and SED-4 forms and instructions are available for download under Manuals & Forms/Related Services. 
  • 2018-19 Private School Teacher Certification Grant materials have been posted.
  • 2018-19 Rate Setting Methodology letters for school age and preschool programs have been posted.
  • Minimum Wage documents and reports have been posted, see below:
    • 2017-18 Minimum Wage Survey Instructions under Announcements/Memos
    • 2017-18 Minimum Wage Survey under Manuals & Forms
    • 2017 Minimum Wage Survey Instructions Additional Funding Request under Announcements/Memos
    • Additional Minimum Wage Funding Request under Manuals & Forms
  • March SCIS meeting materials added, see Announcements.
  • CY 2017 CFR extension request survey link now posted.
  • Calendar Year 2017 CFR transmittal letter, manual, forms and appendices are now posted.
  • Teacher Certification Grant Q&A has been updated.
  • Preschool Special Class Integrated Setting (SCIS) October Meeting Agenda and Webex links Posted, See under Announcements.
Last Updated: September 4, 2018