Guides. Briefs. Toolkits. Quick reference information. IDC and its partners created these data quality resources to help states better prepare to address their existing or emerging IDEA data quality needs. Use our search and filtering tools to navigate the library.
This video on Dispute Resolution details the four dispute resolution processes available to individuals/organizations, parents, and LEAs under IDEA. This is one of a series of videos that provide high-level introductions to the data states must report as part of Section 618 of IDEA.
Format: Quick ReferenceDue Dates for SY 2022-23 IDEA Data
IDC updates this list of EDFacts Submission System (ESS) files and EMAPS submissions due dates for SY 2022-23 so you don't have to! Download it and pin it to your refrigerator where it'll help you stay cool.
Format: Applications and SpreadsheetsEDFacts IDEA Discipline Data Infographic
The EDFacts IDEA Discipline Data Infographic provides basic information about the EDFacts file specifications states use to submit IDEA Discipline data to the U.S. Department of Education. The infographic outlines details about Discipline data for children and youth with disabilities ages 3 through 21 that states must include in their annual submission of EDFacts files FS005, FS006, FS007, FS088, FS143, and FS144.
Format: Guides and BriefsEDFacts Modernization: Planning Questions to Consider
Are you ready for EDFacts modernization? Help ensure a smooth transition to using EDPass to submit your 618 data collections with this series of guided questions designed to help you conduct a review of your state’s data processes.
Format: Applications and SpreadsheetsEducational Environments Ages 3-5: B6 Reporting Tools 2017-2018 Clarifications and Interactive Application
The Reporting Educational Environments resource has been updated with 2017-18 clarifications. State data managers, 619 coordinators, local 619 personnel, technical assistance providers, and other interested parties can use the resource to help with 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 resource's materials as “standalone” tools or as a set.
Format: Applications and SpreadsheetsEquity Requirements in IDEA
This resource compares the three equity requirements in IDEA (disproportionate representation, significant discrepancy, and significant disproportionality) across various elements to explain the similarities and the differences among the requirements.
Format: Guides and BriefsExamining Representation and Identification: Over, Under, or Both?
Significant disproportionality with regard to identifying children as children with disabilities or as children with specific disabilities is, by definition, overrepresentation. This resource defines overrepresentation and three related terms: over-identification, under-identification, and underrepresentation. States can use this resource, in conjunction with the Success Gaps Toolkit to help identify and address the factors contributing to significant disproportionality (i.e., overrepresentation) within school districts.