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    An IDC Resource

    Format: Guides and Briefs

    Measuring Significant Discrepancy: An Indicator B4 Technical Assistance Guide

    The TA guide describes the methods a state might use to appropriately determine which of its districts has a significant discrepancy (including a significant discrepancy by race or ethnicity) in the rates of out-of-school suspensions and expulsions totaling greater than 10 days for children with disabilities.

    An IDC Resource

    Format: Applications and Spreadsheets

    Section 618 Public Reporting Requirements

    This tool provides an overview of the public reporting requirements for IDEA Section 618 and processes for fulfilling the requirements. The tool annotates Section 618 legislation to name relevant data collections, file specifications documents, and user guides. Through a question-and-answer format, the tool highlights common processes and critical considerations to complete the requirements and points to external resources for further support.

    An IDC Resource

    Format: Guides and Briefs

    Navigating Voluntary Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS)

    This technical assistance document focuses on helping SEAs and LEAs better understand voluntary CEIS and its reporting requirements. It also provides examples of various data collection and reporting methods states use to collect and report voluntary CEIS data.

    An IDC Resource

    Format: Guides and Briefs

    Navigating Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

    This FAQ document focuses on helping SEAs and LEAs understand CEIS and its reporting requirements. SEAs and LEAs can use the resource in conjunction with the OSEP Guidance Memo 08-09.

    An IDC Resource

    Format: Applications and Spreadsheets

    Maintenance of Effort (MOE) Reduction Eligibility Worksheets

    The Maintenance of Effort (MOE) Reduction Eligibility Worksheets includes two documents to assist SEAs and LEAs/ESAs with MOE reduction. The first is an Excel-based worksheet that facilitates the calculation of the maximum allowable amount of MOE reduction and CEIS for the LEA/ESAs. The second document is an Excel-based worksheet that facilitates the calculation of the maximum allowable amount of MOE reduction and CEIS for all the LEAs/ESAs within the SEA.

    Format: Applications and Spreadsheets

    Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS)—Resources Step-By-Step

    This online tool is designed to help districts with step-by -step processes for required and/or voluntary use of CEIS funds. The site also contains information about TA Centers available for assistance with each of the steps and related resources from OSEP, OSEP-funded TA centers, and other TA centers.

    An IDC Resource

    Format: Guides and Briefs

    Collecting and Reporting the New Data Elements Related to the Local Education Agency Maintenance of Effort Provisions

    Produced by IDC and CIFR, this resource discusses each of the four new data elements OSEP is adding related to the LEA MOE provisions of IDEA in the MOE Reduction and CEIS data collection. The resource reviews each new element, presents information about actions the SEA may take to address and answer the questions posed for each of the four data elements, and provides additional support and assistance as states prepare to collect and submit these data.