IDC Launches New Back-to-Basics Miniseries on Public Reporting
The new Back-to-Basics miniseries features what you need to know about IDEA Section 618 and Section 616 public reporting requirements. If you are new to your position or want a refresher on meeting your state's public reporting requirements, join us May 9th to learn the basics about 618 public reporting and June 12th for the basics on 616 public reporting.
Update to MOE and CEIS Edit Check Tool
Missed Any of Our Back-to-Basics Webinars?
Now you can access the slides and recordings for all of IDC's Back-to-Basics webinars. Look up the postings for individual webinars in the Events section or select the Back-to-Basics button on the Events page to bring up the entire webinar list. Also, the full schedule of webinars is also only a click away below. Check IDC's events page regularly for updates.
IDC Data System Framework Supports Quality Part B Data Systems!
The IDEA Data Center Part B Data System Framework helps states develop and enhance high-quality data systems and improve the quality of their IDEA data.
New Resource! The Assessment Data Journey: Are We There Yet?
Start your Indicator B3 Assessment Data Journey with our new infographic. Travel begins when a student is registered as a test taker in a state assessment system and ends with public reporting via the SPP/APR.
CEIS Practice Guide
The CEIS practice guide provides two scenarios each for voluntary CEIS and comprehensive CEIS. This is a resource was developed by IDC and CIFR
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The Latest Updates from IDC
The IDEA Data Center Part B Data System Framework supports SEA staff responsible for working with and responding to IDEA Part B requirements related to the collection, analysis, use, and reporting of high-quality special education data. The framework contains broad concepts and principles that states can tailor to reflect their individual needs and approaches. A High-Quality Part B Data Systemgraphic accompanies the framework and captures the dynamic nature of the data system. Another companion to the framework is CIID's Part B Data System Framework Self-Assessment. The self-assessment features the framework's seven components and is designed to help SEA staff determine where they are with regard to the collection, analysis, use, and reporting of Part B IDEA data in their state.
Now you can go Back-to-Basics on IDEA Data Notes on February 13, 2018 from 3:00-4:00 pm EST. IDC’s Back-to-Basics webinar series brings beginning level information on important topics to new state staff, staff with new responsibilities related to the topic, and those who want a refresher on the topic. Select the "Back-to-Basics" button at the top of the IDC website events home page to bring up the complete list of past and future Part B and Part C Back-to-Basics webinars. If you miss any of the webinars, you can check out the webinar slides and recordings that IDC posts to each Back-to-Basics event.
IDC's newest resource, Examining Representation: Over? Under? or Both?, defines overrepresentation and three related terms: over-identification, under-identification, and underrepresentation. The resource also provides a brief scenario and initial guiding questions that show how the four terms are related. States can use their answers to these questions, in conjunction with IDC's Success Gaps Toolkit, to help identify and address the factors contributing to significant disproportionality.
Download two new tools that states can use to review the contents of their IDEA 618 EDFacts Part B Personnel, Exiting, and Discipline data files and their Child Count and Educational Environment data files for children ages 3–5 (C089) and students ages 6–21 (C002) prior to submitting them to the ESS.