Special Education

New York State's IDEA Determination under Section 616(d) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: Part B

Each year the United States Department of Education makes a determination for each state under section 616(d) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The following are considered: the State’s Annual Performance Report (APR)/State Performance Plan (SPP) submission; information from monitoring visits, including verification reviews, and other public information, such as the State’s performance under any existing special conditions on its grant or a compliance agreement; longstanding unresolved audit findings; and other State compliance data under IDEA.


Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) GRADS360° Site – State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report (SPP/APR) resources for New York State


  • Letter to Commissioner Elia regarding Determination by the USDOE, Office of Special Education Programs (June 2016) PDF Only PDF Document
  • Differentiated Monitoring and Support Engagement Decisions - New York – Part B PDF Only  PDF Document
  • How the Department Made Determinations under Section 616(d) of IDEA in 2016:  Part B - PDF Only PDF Document
  • Data Display: New York - Identification of Children with Disabilities - PDF Only PDF Document
  • New York Part B - Results-Driven Accountability Matrix - PDF Only PDF Document

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Last Updated: October 24, 2017