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We help states build capacity to collect, report, analyze, and use accurate IDEA Part B data.

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New Resource for States to Use as they Prepare their Data Submission Via EdFacts

The LEA EDFacts Edit Check and Data Display Tool - IDEA Exiting is designed for states to use as...

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How Are States Supporting Districts to Understand Significant Disproportionality? Highlights From a Panel Discussion With Four States.

States and districts have come a long way in their understanding and implementation of the...

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Visit the New ii21 Page

The Interactive Institutes 2021 – Building and Sustaining a Culture of High-Quality Data page...

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Level Up Your IDEA Data Trainings With Gamification!

There are many ways to influence IDEA data quality. Among them is helping states, locals, and other...

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The Rates, They Are A-Changin’

Bob Dylan probably didn’t know much about graduation rates or dropout rates, but we do! Let IDC help...

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New Resource to Support Statewide Assessment, Indicator 3

This new IDC resource describes new reporting requirements and measurement changes to Part B SPP/APR...

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New Resource for Indicators 1 and 2

We just launched this new IDC resource which focuses on recent changes in the data sources and...

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New IDC Resource—Graduation Rate (Indicator 1) and Dropout Rate (Indicator 2) Calculator

This tool caluclates graduation and dropout rates using the 618 Exiting data, as OSEP will require...

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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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My favorite part of working with states is becoming immersed in the context that is unique to each individual state, including getting to know its people and developing lasting relationships. These relationships form the foundation of successful work in pursuit of high-quality IDEA data.

— Hadley Moore
IDC State Liaison
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Access Public IDEA Data

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

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