Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Special Education Programs: Guidance on Reporting Cycles 2-7 for the 2020-21 School Year

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Learning Services
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IDEA 20 U.S.C. ยง 1400 et seq.
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Federal Programs; Superintendents; Principals; General Business Managers; Teachers

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School districts, educational cooperatives, open-enrollment charter schools, and state-operated educational programs are reminded of the importance of reporting accurate special education data for Cycles 2-7. To assist special education programs in reporting data accurately, the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Data and Research Office at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will conduct a series of Web conferences as outlined below.


A Web conference workshop on special education reporting for fiscal year 2020-21 will be conducted in repeated sessions.  Please note the dates and times below. Each session will last approximately one hour, and pre-registration is required.


• State Agencies with Special Education Programs (Department of Corrections and Conway Human Development Center)
          August 27, 2020 10:00 a.m.
• School Age Sessions
          September 2, 2020 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
• Early Childhood (Educational Cooperatives and Districts)
          September 3, 2020 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.


To register for a Web conference, go to:


These Web conferences will be conducted using the ZOOM web conferencing system.  See the attached instructions for joining a Zoom session.

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