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IDEA Child Outcomes Highlights for FFY2018

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) funds programs providing services designed to assist children with a range of delays and disabilities in achieving individualized developmental and functional goals. The data show that large percentages of children continue to show ...
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DaSy Statement on the 30th Anniversary of the ADA

On the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, DaSy continues the important work of ensuring equitable, inclusive educational opportunities for children with disabilities …
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Information & Resources about COVID-19

In these unprecedented times, the DaSy team is here to support you. DaSy is working to provide technical assistance (TA) and resources to state agencies as you address the impact of COVID-19 on Part C early intervention and Part B ...
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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 ...
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Early Childhood Data: Responding to COVID-19 and Building for the Future

A new report, Early Childhood Data: Responding to COVID-19 and Building for the Future, was released today by the Data Quality Campaign and Foresight Law + Policy.
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Supporting Part B619 State and Local Child Outcomes Data Use Cohort

The ECTA and DaSy technical assistance (TA) centers are now recruiting for a technical assistance opportunity focused on improving the capacity of Part B/619 programs to improve their Local Education Agencies (LEAs) ability to collect, report, and use high quality ...
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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).
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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 ...
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Part C Manager’s Call on Data Issues Related to COVID-19

During these unprecedented times, DaSy is offering a space for Part C Data Managers to come together and discuss the impact of COVID-19 on state and local data. Join us Monday, April 27 and Monday May 11 from 2:00 – ...
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OSEP Launches IDEA Data Collection Infographics Initiative!

OSEP announced a new initiative featuring a series of products called OSEP Fast Facts. The first Fast Facts looks at data surrounding students with autism.
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Proposed FY 2020-2025 SPP/APR Information Collections

The proposed FY 2020-2025 SPP/APR information collections have been published in the Federal Register and are open for comments until April 20.
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2020 Conference on Improving Data, Improving Outcomes will NOT be held August 11-13, 2020

DaSy, in collaboration with other early childhood technical assistance Centers, will NOT be hosting a national conference on August 11-13, 2020 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Virginia due to COVID-19. Preconference and post conference meetings are being planned ...
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Don’t miss the Technical Assistance Follow-up Call on Identifying, Correcting and Reporting Noncompliance

On Friday, January 3, 2020, 2:00 – 3:00 EST the ECTA Center and DaSy Center invite state Part C and 619 Coordinators and staff to participate in a follow-up TA call to discuss information shared by OSEP on December 16, ...
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Take a Look at Your Child Outcomes Data Profile

Having high-quality child outcomes data is more important than ever. The data are a focus of accountability in OSEP’s Results Driven Accountability Initiative. State early intervention and preschool special education programs collect and use these data to measure progress towards ...
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Archived News (2019 and earlier)

View archived news posted under the first DaSy grant (2013-2019).