Quick References for IDEA Part B Data

This updated collection of IDEA Part B data references brings essential information about IDEA data requirements together in one place. This includes essential contacts, EDFacts due dates, the 618 data collection and submission timeline, quick links, frequently used acronyms and abbreviations, and SPP/APR indicator data sources. Both new data managers and experienced state staff who work with IDEA data should find the resource useful.

Companion Resources

These are resources that supplement the resource above.

An IDC Resource

Format: Applications and Spreadsheets

618 Data Collection Calendar

The 618 Data Collection Calendar outlines monthly tasks for 618 data collection reports to help states submit timely, accurate, and complete data. Activities for each data collection report are relevant to upcoming data submissions or previous data submissions for individual months, helping states effectively plan for 618 data collection reports. 

An IDC Resource

Format: Reference Materials

APR Indicator Data Sources

A table that connects each SPP/APR Indicator with its required data source.

Related Content

An IDC Resource

Format: Toolkits

SEA Data Processes Toolkit

Using the SEA IDEA Data Processes Toolkit to document data processes for all 616 and 618 data collections will establish a well-managed process for data collection, validation, and submission. In collaboration with IDC State Liaisons, states can use the toolkit to create and maintain a culture of high-quality data and establish and support consistent practices that produce valid and reliable data, while building the capacity of state staff.