Format: PresentationsWhat to Know About High-Quality Discipline Data
This session reviewed the working principles of high-quality IDEA data as they relate to the various discipline data states must submit each year for children and youth with disabilities. Discussion topics included how states make sure their data are accurate, timely, and complete. Presenters also discussed how states maintain discipline data security while making the data accessible and usable.
Format: RecordingsEquity in IDEA: Comparing the Current IDEA Equity Requirements and Understanding the Proposed Changes for Significant Disproportionality Webinar
This webinar described the various equity requirements in IDEA and also provided information on the NPRM released by OSEP and implications for states if the NPRM moves forward.
Format: Guides, Papers, and ReportsEquity, Inclusion, and Opportunity: Addressing Success Gaps, White Paper
This white paper focuses on elements of equity, inclusion, and opportunity that can minimize or eliminate success gaps among different groups of students. It provides the research-based background that guided development of a complementary rubric that schools or districts can use to systematically examine the root causes of success gaps among groups of their students. The white paper has been updated recently and now includes considerations for children as young as preschool.
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: PresentationsEquity, Inclusion and Opportunity: Addressing Success Gaps
The presentation introduces a research-based guidance document and self-assessment rubric designed to help districts and schools identify the root causes of "success gaps" (for example, in test scores, suspension or graduation rates, or course credits) for some groups of students, thereby helping schools to improve and equalize results for all students.