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State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report (SPP/APR)

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State Performance Plan

The State Performance Plan is the State's plan to the US Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) that evaluates the State's efforts to implement the requirements and purposes of Part B of the IDEA and how the State will improve the implementation of IDEA Part B. The SPP contains measurable and rigorous targets in 17 indicators that were established by the US Department of Education. These indicators fall into three monitoring priority areas identified by OSEP:

  1. Provision of a Free, Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) in the least restrictive environment (LRE)
  2. State exercise of general supervision, including child find, effective monitoring, the use of resolution meetings, mediation, and a system of transition services
  3. Disproportionate representation of racial and ethnic groups in special education and related services, to the extent the representation is the result of inappropriate identification.

Administrative Units' Progress on SPP

Administrative Unit (AU) State Performance Plan Indicator Profiles
IDEA 2004 requires the State to report to the public on each AU's performance compared to state targets and state performance for 14 indicators from the State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report (SPP/APR). Indicators reported to the public are a mixture of performance and compliance indicators.

State Performance Plan (SPP) Indicator Data

The SPP contains measurable and rigorous targets in the following 17 indicators. Please click indicators of your interest to learn more about them.

Indicator 9 - Disproportionate Representation in Special Education**

Indicator 10 - Disproportionate Representation in Specific Disability Categories**

Indicator 11 - Child Find**

Indicator 12 - Part C to B Transition**

Indicator 13 - Secondary Transition with IEP Goals**

Indicator 14 - Secondary Transition*

Indicator 15 - Hearing Requests Resolved*

Indicator 16 - Mediation Agreements*

Indicator 17 - State Systemic Improvement Plan*

*Indicators in blue (above) are “result indicators” in which States are evaluated based on their achievement on the given indicator.

**Indicators in green (above) are “compliance indicators” in which States are evaluated based on the extent to which they are compliant with IDEA in the given indicator area.

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Family Information 

If you would like a hard copy of the SPP/APR, please contact:

Miki Imura
Phone: (303) 866-6976

Alyssa Ohleyer
Phone: (303) 866-6308

Orla Bolger
Phone: (303) 866-6896


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