Improving Systems, Practices and Outcomes

Section 619 of IDEA

Most recent additions to this page:

  • The OSEP-funded Early Childhood TA Centers have prepared a joint notice of PDF: 2019 New State Learning Opportunities designed to build individual and state capacity around implementation of IDEA 0-5. These new opportunities will be available in addition to current, ongoing TA activities. Part C and Section 619 Coordinators may use the contact links in the notice or contact their state liaisons for more information about ongoing learning groups and individualized TA. (updated June 1, 2018)

Section 619 Program Contact Information

National Reports on the Implementation of Section 619 of IDEA

  • WWW: IDEA National Assessment Implementation Study: Final Report (2011) Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance (NCEE).
  • WWW: Pre-Elementary Education Longitudinal Study (PEELS), funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Special Education Research - PEELS followed a nationally representative sample of 3,104 children with disabilities who were 3 through 5 years of age in 2003-04. It looked at the characteristics of children receiving preschool special education services, the services they received, their transitions across educational levels, and their performance over time. Data collection began in Fall 2003 and was repeated in Winter 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2009. WWW: View all PEELS reports here.
  • WWW: OSEP's Annual Reports to Congress on the Implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) (1995-present) This is an annual report on the progress made toward the provision of a free appropriate public education to all children with disabilities (Part B, including Section 619 preschool special education) and the provision of early intervention services to infants and toddlers with disabilities (Part C).
  • IDEAs that Work: Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education

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