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The Success Gaps Toolkit supports use of the Equity, Inclusion, and Opportunity: Addressing Success Gaps White Paperand Equity, Inclusion, and Opportunity: Addressing Success Gaps Indicators of Success Rubric. The toolkit also includes many other materials and resources to assist a school or district to conduct a root cause analysis and make a plan for reducing success gaps. Materials included are:
- Videos that define and give examples of success gaps;
- Customizable process and meeting agendas;
- Customizable presentation shell for each meeting; and
- Other support materials such as improvement planning forms, meeting evaluation forms, reading materials to use with teams, and other success gaps presentations or stories.
618 Data, Part B, Disproportionality and Success Gaps
Recently Added Resources
A Guide for States
Educators are using growth models for a variety of accountability, instructional planning, and evaluation purposes in U.S. schools. This white paper, with a focus on special education populations, provides state and local education personnel with an overview of issues to consider with growth models, a look at models currently in use, and a description of common models and a scenario of their potential use within the SSIP process.
State Systemic Improvement Plan - SSIP
CASE-NASDSE, September 25-27, 2016
Panel presenters from IDC, NCSI, and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction discussed CEIS including required and voluntary implementation as well as activities that may be provided using these funds. Presenters also reviewed IDC's Navigating CEIS White Paper and FAQ documents and discussed data and fiscal requirements for LEAs implementing this program. Additionally, Rachel Zellmer described how Wisconsin administers CEIS and works with its LEAs to ensure appropriate services are provided that maximize impact while addressing, if appropriate, why the LEA was identified.
Fiscal, Part B
Determining Educational Environments for Students With Disabilities
This document is a TA tool staff can use when considering the time students with disabilities spend in online learning and how they should count that time when reporting IDEA educational environments. In addition, the tool provides and explains several common online learning scenarios for students with disabilities along with the recommended educational environment code.
Part B, 618 Data
IDC presents 618 Data Pre-submission Edit Check Tools for assisting states prepare their Part C and Part B data submissions. States can use the tools to identify potential edit check errors or errors in subtotals or totals prior to submitting the data to OSEP. Several of the tools are updated versions of the DTS originally published by (DAC), and this resource includes a zip file of 508 accessible versions of those tools. The MOE and CEIS Pre-submission Edit Check tool developed by IDC and CIFR is new.
618 Data, Part B, Part C
The Reporting Educational Environments toolkit provides training and technical assistance resources to assist states in accurately reporting Educational Environments data for children ages 3-5 with disabilities as required for the OSEP Child Count and SPP/APR Indicator 6. States can use the toolkit materials as “stand-alone” guides or as a set.
Public Reporting of IDEA Data, State Performance Plan - SPP and Annual Performance Report - APR, Part B - 619, 618 Data
IDC's EDFacts IDEA Discipline Data Infographic provides basic information about the six EDFacts files used to submit IDEA discipline data to the U.S. Department of Education.
Part B, 618 Data
OSEP offers a website that publicly reports state-level IDEA Section 618 data and provides documentation associated with the data.
- IDEA Section 618 current and historical data files;
- Data Documentation Files about data elements and format of the files;
- Related data notes; and
- Links to other sites for data and information on children with disabilities.