Format: Applications and SpreadsheetsIDEA Part B Confidentiality Checklist
The IDEA Part B Confidentiality Checklist can aid state and local agencies in identifying actions, policies, and procedures needed to meet confidentiality provisions outlined in the IDEA Part B, 20 U.S.C. §1400.
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: TrainingsIncorporating Business Rules Into State Data Systems
The Incorporating Business Rules Into State Data Systems instructional video explores the different ways Part B and Part C state agencies can incorporate business rules into their IDEA state data collection and reporting systems.
Format: Checklists, Crosswalks, and RubricsIDEA Part C Confidentiality Checklist
The IDEA Part C Confidentiality Checklist outlines the various confidentiality provisions of IDEA law in an easy-to-understand format in order to support agencies in complying with privacy and confidentiality provisions under IDEA Part C. The checklist also provides a means for documenting implementation practices states may need to follow or actions they may need to take to implement or improve implementation of the confidentiality provisions.
Format: TrainingsThe Importance of High-Quality Data and the Role of Business Rules
The Importance of High-Quality Data and the Role of Business Rules instructional video provides a brief introduction to the concept of using business rules to promote and support the collection of high-quality data within state and local systems for IDEA Part B and C.
Format: Guides and BriefsConsiderations for Making Changes to SIMR Baseline and Targets
This white paper focuses on considerations that could lead Part C or Part B state agencies to propose a change in their SIMR baselines or targets. It defines baselines and targets in the context of SSIP, illustrates the importance of baselines and targets, and provides reasons for a state to propose changing its baselines or targets.
Format: PresentationsThe Role of Business Rules in High-Quality Data
Presenters provided an overview of the importance of high-quality data and the role business rules play in achieving high-quality data. This session was designed to educate IDEA Part B state staff about the purpose and benefits of creating and updating business rules for their data systems to submit high-quality data to OSEP and for analyses that extend beyond federal reporting.