Improving Systems, Practices, and Outcomes

Part B 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.


Section 619 SPP/APR Indicator Analyses


Part B SPP/APR Resources

OSEP GRADS360°

This is the platform for States to submit their SPP/APRs electronically and provides a variety of related materials:


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.


2015 Part B State Determination Letters

The Office of Special Education Programs' responses to the States' Part B SPPs and APRs.


Reporting Requirements: Educational Environments for Children Ages 3-5

B6 Data Reporting Tools: Educational Environments, Ages 3-5

This toolkit from the IDC and ECTA Center includes a Decision Tree for Reporting Educational Environments for Children Ages 3-5 with IEPs; SPP/APR Part B Indicator 6 Measurement Table; and, Reporting Educational Environments for Preschool Children, Ages 3 through 5, with Disabilities: Excerpts from the Technical Guide - Children with Disabilities (IDEA) Early Childhood File Specifications. (2014)