The U.S. Department of Education introduced a Results-Driven Accountability (RDA) framework in 2014 to emphasize the simultaneous importance of state education agencies ensuring compliance with Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA, 2004) and improving student outcomes. States must collect accurate data regarding LEA implementation of services and student outcomes and use those data to drive statewide program improvements.
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NTACT:C offers tools and resources associated with data collection for the IDEA State Performance Plan Part B Indicators, associated with data state education agencies must submit in their Annual Performance Report to OSEP related to secondary students with disabilities are identified. Transition planning and services in education impacts these indicators, in particular:

  • Indicator 1 - graduation rates,
  • Indicator 2 - dropout rates,
  • Indicator 13 - transition components of the Individualized Education Program (IEP), and
  • Indicator 14 - post-school outcomes

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