Special Education

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: FAPE in the LRE

Indicator 6:  Percent of children aged 3 through 5 with individualized education programs (IEPs) attending a:

  1. Regular early childhood program and receiving the majority of special education and related services in the regular early childhood program; and
  2. Separate special education class, separate school or residential facility.
    (20 U.S.C. 1416(a)(3)(A))

Measurement:

  1. Percent = [(# of children aged 3 through 5 with IEPs attending a regular early childhood program and receiving the majority of special education and related services in the regular early childhood program) divided by the (total # of children aged 3 through 5 with IEPs)] times 100.
  2. Percent = [(# of children aged 3 through 5 with IEPs attending a separate special education class, separate school or residential facility) divided by the (total # of children aged 3 through 5 with IEPs)] times 100.

Data Source:
The Student Information Repository System (SIRS) is used to collect individual student data on all students.  New York State (NYS) will use the data collected and reported annually to the United States Education Department (USED) in the 618 report on Table 3 of Information Collection 1820-0517 (Part B, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Implementation of FAPE Requirements).  These data are also provided to USED in the appropriately formatted EDFacts files.

Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) Measurable and Rigorous Target
FFY 2011
(2011-12 school year)
None this year.  Baseline and target information are reported in the SPP.

Actual Target Data for FFY 2011:

Data for FFY 2011 represents baseline data and is provided in the State Performance Plan (SPP), revised February 2013.

Discussion of Improvement Activities and Explanation of Slippage, if the State did not meet its target, that occurred for FFY 2011:

Improvement activities are reported in the SPP in the Indicator 6 section.

Revisions, with Justification, to Proposed Targets / Improvement Activities / Timelines / Resources for FFY 2012 [If applicable]  

Not applicable.

Last Updated: March 6, 2013