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An Improvement and Learning Journey: Empowering Local Special Education Entities to Address the Special Education Teacher Shortage in Illinois

Improvement and Implementation Science > Action Planning, Improvement and Implementation Science > Coaching, Infrastructure Development > Local Education Agency Capacity, Infrastructure Development > State Education Agency Capacity, Policy > IDEA, Stakeholder Engagement > Communication Strategies, Systems Alignment

The following resource is an impact story of how NCSI built the capacity of Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) to design a state system of support to begin addressing the special education...

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Ideas and Innovations for State Education Agency Leaders Emerging from an NCSI Thought Leader Forum

Infrastructure Development > State Education Agency Capacity

In November of 2022, NCSI convened a select group of Thought Leaders from across the country in an in-person forum to discuss equity for students with disabilities in a pandemic-impacted world....

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Five State Strategies to Effectively Communicate and Reinforce IDEA Compliance Requirements

General Supervision, Infrastructure Development > State Education Agency Capacity, Policy > IDEA

One of the most important responsibilities of a state education agency (SEA) under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is to ensure that each local education agency (LEA)...

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Five Ways to Effectively Use Dispute Resolution Data in State General Supervision Systems to Improve Implementation of IDEA

General Supervision, Infrastructure Development > State Education Agency Capacity, Stakeholder Engagement

State dispute resolution systems provide a wealth of important information to state educational agencies (SEAs) about local implementation of the IDEA. This resource offers five strategies for...

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Five Drivers of Coherence in State General Supervision Systems

General Supervision, Infrastructure Development > State Education Agency Capacity, Systems Alignment

This Fast Five applies the five coherence drivers articulated in Fullan and Quinn's 2015 book, Coherence: The Right Drivers in Action for Schools, Districts, and Systems, to the work of general...

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Book Study in a Box: A Professional Book Study on Coherence: The Right Drivers in Action for Schools, Districts, and Systems

Evidence-Based Practices > Evidence-Based Frameworks, Infrastructure Development > State Education Agency Capacity, Systems Alignment

The National Center for Systemic Improvement (NCSI) has created this Facilitator’s Guide and accompanying materials to support state education agencies in undertaking a book study for the book...

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Essential Elements of Comprehensive Data Literacy

Data, Evaluation > Data, Infrastructure Development

Developing a solid foundational knowledge of data literacy is integral to building role-specific knowledge and building capacity of educators to use and apply these skills appropriately. However,...

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State Spotlight: Delaware

Infrastructure Development

The Delaware Department of Education (DDOE) aligned their State Systemic Improvement Plan and State Personnel Development Grant initiatives with the goal of creating an effective MTSS...

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State Spotlight

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Customizable State General Supervision Templates

Fiscal, General Supervision, Infrastructure Development > State Education Agency Capacity, Policy > RDA, Stakeholder Engagement > Communication Strategies

Templates are available for state staff to develop an overview of their system of general supervision to share with various stakeholders or other audiences.  Templates include both a Word template...

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Fast Five: Five Questions Answered about Educational Benefit Review

General Supervision, Infrastructure Development > Local Education Agency Capacity, Policy > RDA

The RBAS "Fast Five" series is designed to provide short, bite-size information on a key topic related to special education general supervision, accountability and support systems. This Fast Five...

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A State Guide on Identifying, Correcting, and Reporting Noncompliance in Accordance with IDEA Requirements

General Supervision, Infrastructure Development > Local Education Agency Capacity, Infrastructure Development > State Education Agency Capacity, Policy > IDEA

This guide for Part C lead agencies (LAs) and and state education agencies (SEAs) is based on the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) Memo 09-02: Reporting on Correction of Noncompliance in...

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A State Guide on Identifying, Correcting, and Reporting Noncompliance with IDEA Requirements

General Supervision, Infrastructure Development > Local Education Agency Capacity, Infrastructure Development > State Education Agency Capacity

This is a visual representation of the expected actions for states related to identifying, requiring and verifying correction of, and reporting noncompliance. Detailed descriptions and additional...

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