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Format: ToolkitsMaking the Most of Parent Involvement Data: Improving Quality and Enhancing Understanding
This toolkit is designed to assist states as they plan for and carry out their efforts to collect, report, analyze, and use high-quality parent and family involvement data. It defines key concepts; offers guidance on ways to improve the quality of the collection, analysis, and use of parent and family involvement data; and provides resources and tools to help states in their efforts parent involvement data efforts.
Format: Applications and SpreadsheetsBusiness Rules Documentation Protocol
The Business Rules Documentation Protocol is a customizable Excel template that states can use for documenting, recording, and communicating existing business rules or data quality validation checks they perform during the collection and validation of IDEA Part B data.
Format: ToolkitsData Meeting Toolkit
The Data Meeting Toolkit is a suite of tools that groups can use to guide conversation around data and support databased decisionmaking. The toolkit provides resources to support success before, during, and after data meetings.
Format: Quick Reference618 Data Collection and Submission Timeline
A graphic illustrating how different IDEA data collections can span multiple years and how a state may be working simultaneously with data from multiple school years.
Format: Quick ReferenceDue Dates for SY 2021-22 IDEA Data
A list of EDFacts due dates for SY 2021-22. IDC updates this list annually, and it contains dates for both EDFacts Submission System (ESS) files and EMAPS submissions.
Format: Quick ReferenceFrequently Used Acronyms
A list of frequently used acronyms pertaining to EDFacts and IDEA.
Format: TrainingsOSEP Straight Talk
This OSEP Straight Talk plenary at IDC’s 2020 Interactive Institute in Fort Worth this past March presented information on how to access Coronavirus guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and the Readiness Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center. The presentation offered a look at what’s new at OSEP and featured updates on major OSEP initiatives and work of OSEP’s Research to Practice and Monitoring and State Improvement Planning divisions. Participants learned about resources on restraint and seclusion; OSEP’s release of 10 new 618 data files; current investments to support data use; and how to access the OSEP TA&D network. They also learned about key OSEP efforts related to the SPP/APR, differentiated monitoring and support, state Part B and Part C grant applications, and the new significant disproportionality reporting form.