The Latest DaSy News
State of the States IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems Interactive Map
The DaSy Center is pleased to announce the launch of our new State of the States webpage, a series of interactive maps presenting national and state-by-state information on ten features of IDEA Part C Early Intervention and IDEA Part B 619 Preschool Special Education Data Systems. The data presented are based on information collected by the DaSy Center in the summer of 2013. Further details on the information collected and the ten features are available in the full report, IDEA Part C and Part B 619 State Data Systems: Current Status and Future Priorities.
2012 Part C & Part B APR Packages Available
On October 30, OSEP released the FFY 2012 Part C and Part B State Performance Plan (SPP)/Annual Performance Report (APR) packages. States must submit their FFY 2012 APRs by February 3, 2014. The SPP/APR packages and supporting materials, which OSEP provided to States by e-mail, are available on the Right IDEA website. See Part B or Part C.
$6.5 Million Grant Awarded to Westat to Create National Special Education Data Center
The U.S. Department of Education awarded a $6.5 million grant to Westat Inc., of Rockville, MD, to create a national center aimed at improving the quality of data on educating America's 7 million children and youth with disabilities. See full press release.
Improving Data, Improving Outcomes Conference
Speaker's slides and other materials from the recently complete Improving Data, Improving Outcomes conference are available.
DaSy Resource - IDEA Part C and Part B 619 State Data Systems: Current Status and Future Priorities
Read the DaSy Center’s new report on Part C and Part B 619 data systems. The report presents a comprehensive look at the status of Part C and 619 data systems, including what data states are collecting, what data have been linked, how states are using data, and priorities for the coming years with regard to data systems development and enhancement.
The DaSy Center is a national technical assistance (TA) center funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP).
DaSy works with states to support IDEA early intervention and early childhood special education state programs in the development or enhancement of coordinated early childhood longitudinal data systems.