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Mark Your Calendar for IDC's 2021 Interactive Institute!

Start planning now for your virtual participation in IDC's ii21 on April 13-15, 2021 from 12:00 PM-5...

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Navigating the FFY 2020-25 SPP/APR? These IDC Resources Can Help

With the FFY 2019 SPP/APR submitted, many states are now turning their attention to the work that...

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New IDC 618 Data Collection Calendar

The 618 Data Collection Calendar outlines monthly tasks for 618 data collection reports to help...

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Updated IDC EDFacts IDEA Discipline Data Infographic

The EDFacts IDEA Discipline Data Infographic provides basic information about the EDFacts file...

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Data Managers Collection

This collection provides direct access to resources and links that are regularly updated to meet the specific needs of data managers.

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It is exciting to work with a state and support systems change to improve data quality, analysis, and use. I learn from states, and they learn from IDC. Together, we improve the system.

—Nancy O’Hara
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Press Release—U.S. Department of Education Releases Guidance to States on Assessing Student Learning During the Pandemic

The U.S. Department of Education is providing guidance to states emphasizing the importance of flexibility in administering assessments this year as a result of the pandemic and supporting the use of assessment data as a source of information for parents and educators to target resources and support, rather than for accountability purposes this year.

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Jump-Start Generate Workgroup Opportunity!

The Center for the Integration of IDEA Data (CIID) is offering an exciting new opportunity for states that wish to implement Generate and integrate data in the future. The facilitated small-group sessions will help states achieve early steps necessary for integration while they benefit from peer-to-peer learning and expert technical assistance. To be considered, states must complete a short application by February 26, 2021. Please contact CIID with questions or for help completing the application at CIIDTA@aemcorp.com

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Press Release—U.S. Department of Education COVID-19 Handbook Volume 1: Strategies for Safely Reopening Elementary and Secondary Schools

To reopen safely during the COVID-19 pandemic and maximize the amount of in-person instruction, schools need sufficient resources as well as adhered-to, strong state and local public health measures. Extraordinary efforts by states, districts, and schools have been underway to support students throughout the pandemic.

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2020-2025 SPP/APR Package Now Available

OSEP released the APR Information Collection Package (Federal Fiscal Years 2020–2025 SPP/APR Package, Due 2022).      

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Access Public IDEA Data

U.S. Department of Education website offers current and historical data and products.

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Interactive Public Reporting Engine

This tool provides an interactive way for states to meet federally mandated IDEA data public reporting requirements.

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