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Special Education

Massachusetts State Performance Plan (MA SPP)

Data Collection Schedule for Indicators 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, and 14

Special Education Program Plan Statement Submission Schedule

Indicator #7:a - Early Childhood Outcomes: Entry Data CollectionIndicator #12 - Early Childhood Transition
 b - Early Childhood Outcomes: Exit Data CollectionIndicator #13Secondary Transition
Indicator #8 - Parental Involvement SurveyIndicator #14:a - Post-School Outcomes: Student Profiles
Indicator # 11 - Initial Evaluation Timelines b - Post-School Outcomes: Follow-up
 


 2014-20152015-20162016-20172017-2018
 FallSpringFallSpringFallSpringFallSpring
Cohort 17a7b
14b
 
7b
13
 7b
8
12
 11
14a
Cohort 2 11
14a
7a7b
14b
 7b
13
 7b
8
12
Cohort 3 7b
13
 7b
8
12
 11
14a
7a7b
14b
Cohort 4 7b
8
12
 11
14a
7a7b
14b
 7b
13
*List of participating districts is subject to change based on coordination with other ESE required data collection activities.

Special Education Program Plan Statement
 2015 - 20162016 - 20172017 - 2018 2018 - 2019
Cohort 1x   
Cohort 2 x  
Cohort 3  x 
Cohort 4   x

Cohort Sample Activity Overview for the 2015-2016 School Year:

Cohort 1
  • Fall 2015 - Complete Special Education Program Plan Statement - Due October 1, 2015.
  • Spring 2016, districts will collect and report exit data for preschool students with IEPs in order to measure their social-emotional, academic, and behavioral growth (Indicators 7b).
  • Spring 2016, districts will conduct a self-assessment and report data to determine compliance with secondary transition requirements: the percent of youth aged 16 and above with transition planning that includes appropriate measurable postsecondary goals based upon age appropriate transition assessment, transition services that will reasonably enable the student to meet his/her post-secondary goals, and annual IEP goals related to the student's transition services needs (Indicator 13).
Cohort 2
  • Fall 2015 and Spring 2016, districts will collect and report entry and exit data for preschool students with IEPs in order to measure their social-emotional, academic, and behavioral growth (Indicators 7a and 7b).
  • Spring 2016, districts will administer a post-school outcomes survey to all students with IEPs who exited school the previous year and report data to ESE (Indicator 14b).
Cohort 3
  • Spring 2016, districts will collect and report exit data for preschool students with IEPs in order to measure their social-emotional, academic, and behavioral growth (Indicators 7b).
  • Winter/Spring 2016, districts will work with the ESE to collect district level data measuring the percent of parents with a child receiving special education services that report that schools facilitated parent involvement as a means of improving services and results for children with disabilities (Indicator 8).
  • Spring 2016, districts will conduct a self-assessment and report data to measure the compliance with early childhood special education transition: the percent of children referred by Early Intervention (Part C) prior to age 3, who are found eligible for special education (Part B) services, and who have an IEP developed and implemented by their third birthdays (Indicator 12).
Cohort 4
  • Spring 2016, districts will conduct a self-assessment and report data to measure the percent of children with parental consent for initial evaluation, who were evaluated and eligibility determined within 45 days (Indicator 11).
  • Spring 2016, districts will begin initial data collection activities for Indicator 14: Post-School Outcomes by collecting contact information from students with IEPs who are exiting or have exited high school during the 2015-2016 school year (Indicator 14a).


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Last Updated: July 8, 2015
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