Format: PresentationsUsing State Data to Inform Parent Center Work
The purpose of this presentation was to introduce PTI and CPRC directors and staff to the IDEA data collected and reported by state education agencies and discuss how these data can be used to inform many of the fourteen priority topics for the PTI/CPRC network. These priorities were identified in the most recent OSEP requests for proposals for PTI and CPRC funding.
Format: PresentationsEquity, Inclusion, & Opportunity: Addressing Success Gaps
This presentation introduced the audience of local education agency personnel to new tools, the Equity, Inclusion, and Opportunity: How to Address Success Gaps Rubric and the Equity, Inclusion and Opportunity: How to Address Success Gaps White Paper. The rubric and white paper were developed by a group of OSEP-funded technical assistance providers, with input from states and other experts. The Equity, Inclusion, and Opportunity: How to Address Success Gaps tools provide a process for reducing the differences in school success among subgroups of students by providing a structure for districts or schools to examine their current practices and identify areas for improvement.
Format: PresentationsStandards, Assessments, and Indicator 3: A Landscape of the States to Facilitate Interactive Discussions on Data Quality Challenges for Indicator 3
Members of IDC's Tools and Products Assessment workgroup presented an overview of states and entities across several pertinent variables: a) current information on each state's standards, current state assessments, and assessment plans; and b) 2011-12 information on Part B Indicator 3. Presenters conducted an interactive discussion identifying data quality issues around Indicator 3 and solicited suggestions for tools and products to improve data quality for this indicator.