This 2022 document from the U.S. Department of Education is a side-by-side comparison of the legal provisions and definitions in IDEA Part B, IDEA Part C and FERPA. It is intended to help differentiate these statutes and provide a comparisons for the shared definitions.
Category Archives: Dept. of Education
FFY 2021 Part B and Part C SPP/APR Packages Available
The FFY 2021 Part B and Part C SPP/APR packages are now available. The final versions of the FFY 2021 SPP/APR packages are located on Resources for Grantees page of the IDEA section of the U.S. Department of Education website.
Navigating IDEA and FERPA To Protect Privacy in Today’s Early Childhood World
This presentation discussed the protection of personally identifiable information and data sharing, relative to requirements in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
Step Up to Lead for Equity: Using Child Outcomes Data to Promote Equity
Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 37th Annual Conference Date: September 2021 Presenters: Christina Kasprzak, Director, ECTA Center; Kathleen Hebbeler, Sr. Principal Education Researcher, SRI International, DaSy Center; Vinetta Freeman, Education […]
Early Childhood Data Use Assessment Tool
The Early Childhood Data Use Assessment Tool is designed to identify and improve data use skills among early childhood education (ECE) program staff so they can better use data to inform, plan, monitor, and make decisions for instruction and program improvement.
OSEP’s Fast Facts: Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities
In 2018-2019, 409,315 infants and toddlers, birth through age 2, with disabilities and their families received early intervention services under IDEA Part C. OSEP’s newest Fast Facts: Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities takes a closer look at what their data tells us about this population.
FERPA and the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
The U.S. Department of Education has provided answers to questions that school officials may have had concerning the disclosure of personally identifiable information from students’ education records to outside entities when addressing the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Joint Guidance on the Application of FERPA and HIPAA to Student Health Records
The U.S. Department of Education and the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released updated joint guidance addressing the application of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule to records maintained on students.
Who’s in Charge of My Data? Protecting Data with Effective Data Governance
Conference: STATS-DC Date: August 2017 Presenters: Denise Mauzy, Meredith Miceli, Kara Arzamendia, & Jeff Sellers Data governance in programs is often over-looked due to competing priorities for resources and time, or […]
Pay for Success Feasibility Tool kit: Considerations for State and Local Leaders
Released in October 2017, this tool kit provides general information on PFS and discusses important elements to consider during the feasibility phase of a PFS project. The tool kit gives […]