Part B Annual Performance Report for 2007-08 - New York State
February 2009

Overview of the Annual Performance Report Development:

See Overview of the Development of the Annual Performance Report (APR) in the Introduction section, page 1.

Monitoring Priority: Effective General Supervision Part B / General Supervision

Indicator 18:  Percent of hearing requests that went to resolution sessions that were resolved through resolution session settlement agreements.

(20 U.S.C. 1416(a)(3(B))

Measurement:
Percent = (3.1(a) divided by 3.1) times 100.


FFY

Measurable and Rigorous Target

FFY 2007

The percent of hearing requests that go to resolution sessions and are resolved through resolution session settlement agreements will increase by 1%.

Actual Target Data for FFY 2007:

11.524 percent of hearing requests that went to resolution sessions were resolved through resolution session settlement agreements.

7/1/2007 - 6/30/2008
Table 7 Section C: Hearing Requests

(3)  Hearing requests total

6075

      (3.1) Resolution sessions

4677

              (a)  Settlement agreements

539

Percent = 539 [3.1(a)] divided by 4677(3.1) times 100 = 11.524%.

Discussion of Improvement Activities Completed and Explanation of Progress or Slippage that occurred for FFY 2007:

Explanation of Progress

In 2007-08, the percentage of resolution sessions ending in agreement increased from 10.63 percent to 11.52 percent.  This represents a slight improvement over the last year. This is the second full year of data collection.  This data more accurately reflects the activity in the field.

Improvement Activities Completed in 2007-08

Revisions, with Justification, to Proposed Targets / Improvement Activities / Timelines / Resources for FFY 2007 [If applicable]

None