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State Request for Prior Approval of Participant Support Costs

When IDEA funds are used to pay for non-state employee participation in conferences or training projects, prior approval must be granted by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). This...

Tools
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08/06/2018
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A Transition Guide to Post-Secondary Education and Employment for Students and Youth with Disabilities

This document published by The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services (OSERS) provides an overview of the two key statutes that address the requirements to provide transition...

Guidance
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03/23/2018
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Key Differences Between IDEA Local Educational Agency Maintenance of Effort and Excess Cost Requirements

This CIFR and NCSI developed document addresses the two separate requirements under IDEA to ensure LEAs are sufficiently funding special education programs.

Brief
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02/14/2018
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Webinar: Harnessing the Potential of Multiple Languages & Family Partnerships in Early Childhood Intervention & Special Education

Webinar: Harnessing the Potential of Multiple Languages & Family Partnerships in Early Childhood Intervention & Special Education

This webinar on young dual language learners presents information on the importance of maintaining home languages and partnering with families for optimal Part C and Part B 619 service outcomes.

Webinar
Video
12/22/2017
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Considerations for English Language Learners in Results-Driven Accountability

Presentation for the OSEP Leadership Conference 2015. This presentation addressed ensuring English Language Learners have equal access to highquality education; assessment considerations for...

Presentation
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12/11/2017
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Support Models: Matrix and Discussion Guide for K-12th Grade Systems

The purpose of this resource is to help teams ensure that the implemented model of support (e.g., teacher coaching, systems coaching, training) leads to the desired outcomes (e.g., improved teacher...

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11/16/2017
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Using DEC Recommended Practices and RDA to Guide Part C Accountability Activities

The DEC Recommended Practices of Leadership, L3, L7 and L12, along with the seven Principles of Results-Driven Accountability (RDA) were the context for this session and powerpoint slides presented...

Presentation
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11/14/2017
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Pacific Entities, U.S. Territories, and Bureau of Indian Education Participate in a Technical Assistance Meeting After the 2017 Office of Special Education Programs Leadership Conference

This article spotlights the rich discussions and sharing that occurred at a meeting of the pacific entities, U.S. territories, and BIE following the OSEP Leadership Conference.

State Spotlight
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08/29/2017
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Arizona Uses Data to Maximize the Use of Funding

Enforcing the regulations that require maximal use of Medicaid funds has been particularly challenging when providing early intervention services in states where Medicaid uses clinic rates that are...

State Spotlight
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07/07/2017
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Leading by Convening (LbC):Rubrics to Assess and Shape Practice: Creating Active Engagement

Engagement differs meaningfully from participation. Although increasing participation builds the working relationships necessary for change and sustainability. This rubric, developed by a diverse...

Tools
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06/07/2017
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Leading by Convening (LbC):Rubrics to Assess and Shape Practice: Stakeholder Engagement in Evaluation

Stakeholders can be valuable allies in creating evaluations that tap into local practice and use the expertise of implementers and stakeholders to inform mid-course decisions and impact lasting...

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06/07/2017
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Leading by Convening (LbC):Rubrics to Assess and Shape Practice: Coalescing Around Evidence-Based Practices

Training individuals on an evidence-based practice is not the same as coalescing individuals around that practice. Coalescing demands an exploration of the issue from the perspective of the...

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06/07/2017
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