Improving Systems, Practices, and Outcomes

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Part C State Performance Plan / Annual Performance Report (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 Indicator Analyses


Part C SPP/APR Resources

OSEP GRADS360°

This 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 and 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


Part C State Determination Letters

OSEP's responses to the States' Part C SPPs and APRs


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)