Format: RecordingsWhat's in a sample: When to adjust your sampling plan!!
IDC staff joined the NPSO Community of Practice call December 11 to present examples for states to consider that would constitute a change of their sampling plans. Staff explained how states can get TA on sampling from IDC. The call also offered a refresher on the NPSO sampling and response calculators that states can use for their SPP/APR work.
Format: Guides and BriefsMeasuring 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.
Format: RecordingsWebinar: The Intersection of FERPA and IDEA Confidentiality Provisions
This presentation provides an overview of definitions, confidentiality provisions, and the latest regulatory changes under the FERPA and Part B of the IDEA. The presentation highlights similarities and differences in the requirements between the two statues.
Format: Guides and BriefsMethods for Assessing Racial/Ethnic Disproportionality in Special Education
This TA guide addresses the more common methods for calculating racial/ethnic disproportionality in special education. IDC revised the guide, which the Data Accountability Center (DAC) originally published in October 2011, because of a change in SPP/APR Indicators 9 and 10 to remove underrepresentation from the measure.
Format: Guides, Papers, and ReportsPart B State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report 2014 Indicator Analysis FFY 2012-13
The report presents a national quantitative picture of the implementation of Part B of IDEA based on a review of FFY 2012 APRs for the 50 states, commonwealths, territories, and the BIE.
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.
Format: Guides, Papers, and ReportsPart C State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report 2014 Indicator Analyses FFY 2012-13
The report presents a national quantitative picture of the implementation of Part C of IDEA based on a review of FFY 2012 APRs for 56 states and jurisdictions.