Improving Systems, Practices and Outcomes

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

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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:
    • WWW: 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
    • WWW: State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP) Resources - Q&As, upcoming events, status updates, reminders, and other announcements
    • WWW: 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

WWW: 2017 Part C SPP/APR Indicator Analyses: FFY 2015-2016
WWW: 2016 Part C SPP/APR Indicator Analyses: FFY 2014-2015
WWW: 2015 Part C SPP/APR Indicator Analyses: FFY 2013-2014
2014 Part C SPP/APR Indicator Analyses: FFY 2012-2013
2013 Part C SPP/APR Indicator Analyses: FFY 2011-2012
2012 Part C SPP/APR Indicator Analyses: FFY 2010-2011
2011 Part C SPP/APR Indicator Analyses: FFY 2009-2010
2010 Part C SPP/APR Indicator Analyses: FFY 2008-2009
2009 Part C SPP/APR Indicator Analyses: FFY 2007-2008

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The ECTA Center is a program of the FPG Child Development Institute of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, funded through cooperative agreement number H326P120002 from the Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education. Opinions expressed herein do not necessarily represent the Department of Education's position or policy.

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