Improving Systems, Practices and Outcomes

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

States receiving IDEA funds must have a State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report (SPP/APR) that evaluates their efforts to implement the requirements and purposes of Parts B and C of the IDEA, and reports annually on their performance.

Part C SPP/APR Resources

  • WWW: OSEP GRADS360° is the platform for States to submit their SPP/APRs electronically and includes a variety of related materials, including:
    • SPP/APR Resources: SPP/APR Memo, Part C Measurement table, Part C Instructions, Part C Related Requirements, Part C ICC Form, Part C Indicators 5 & 6 National Data
    • State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP) Resources: Q&As, upcoming events, status updates, reminders, and other announcements
    • Part C State Profiles: most recent SPP/APRs and OSEP's response, state data profiles, determination letters, Results Driven Accountability determination matrices, and more
  • State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP): Information about the SSIP process, SSIP-related webinars from the ECTA Center and its partners, and information on joining Communities of Practice focused on this important work
  • WWW: Part C State Determination Letters: OSEP's responses to the States' Part C SPPs and APRs
  • WWW: Part C Continuous Improvement Visit Letters: OSEP's letters to states on the results of visits made to verify the effectiveness and accuracy of their general supervision, assessment and data collection systems (Systems Verification)

Part C SPP/APR Indicator Analyses

  • IDEAs that Work: Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education

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