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: RecordingsAnnual Report to Congress on Implementation of IDEA Webinar
The webinar featured the purpose and history of the Annual Report to Congress on the Implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, its current organization and content, links to the report and its data sources, and suggestions for how participants can use the report. The webinar was designed so that participants would have a greater understanding of why it is important to work to improve the quality of IDEA-related data by seeing how the U.S. Department of Education uses IDEA data to meet an annual statutory requirement to report to Congress;. In addition, it was designed to help participants become familiar with a key resource on state and national IDEA data and related information and prompt them to think about how they might use the resource.
Format: RecordingsReporting and Using Data to Ensure Successful Transitions in Early Childhood Webinar
This webinar highlighted the IDEA state reporting requirements for early childhood transitions for both Part C and Part B, found in the SPP/APR Part C Indicator 8 and Part B Indicators 11 and 12. Participants shared resources related to transition, data collection, and reporting, as well as the use of both Part C and Part B data to facilitate high quality transitions. North Dakota's Part C coordinator and data manager and Montana's 619 coordinator and data manager described how their states collect and use transition data to ensure smooth transitions for all young children as they turn three and move from early intervention services to preschool 619 services.
Format: RecordingsShow Me the Data – Data Visualization and Presentation Webinar Series (Parts 1 and 2)
Recordings of a pair of introductory webinar sessions on data visualization are available to watch.
Format: RecordingsEquity, Inclusion, and Opportunity in Special Education Webinar
In this webinar, which IDC staff presented for the University of Tennessee’s Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities, we first discuss the requirements in the IDEA related to disproportionality, describe methods for calculating disproportionality, and present data, both at the national level and for the state of Tennessee. The second part of the webinar introduces a research-based guidance document and self-assessment rubric designed to help schools and districts identify the root causes of "success gaps."