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The State of Kansas has met Special Education Compliance Requirements of the State Performance Plan for data submitted in the February 1, 2020 Annual Performance Report.

OSEP has created IDEA Part B and IDEA Part C State Profile pages. Currently, each State profile includes the most recent State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report (SPP/APR) and OSEP’s response, including any required actions; a State data profile; a link to the current determination letter; the State’s Results Driven Accountability determination matrix; and other related documents.

Kansas IDEA Part B Profile – FFY 2018 - Meets Requirements (Submitted February 1, 2020)
Kansas IDEA Part B Profile - FFY 2017 - Meets Requirements (Submitted February 1, 2019)
Kansas IDEA Part B Profile - FFY 2016 - Meets Requirements (Submitted February 1, 2018)
Kansas IDEA Part B Profile - FFY 2015 - Meets Requirements (Submitted February 1, 2017)
Kansas IDEA Part B Profile - FFY 2014 - Meets Requirements (Submitted February 1, 2016)
Kansas IDEA Part B Profile - FFY 2013 - Meets Requirements (Submitted February 1, 2015)

More Announcements and Requests for Comment

State Performance Plans (SPP) and Annual Performance Reports (APR)

As part of the 2004 IDEA Reauthorization, Congress requires that every State Educational Agency (SEA) submit a State Performance Plan (SPP) to the federal Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP).
FFY12 State Performance Plan - 2/1/14 (PDF)

Each State must submit an Annual Performance Report (Part B - APR) on the State's performance under its Part B - State Performance Plan (SPP).
FFY15 Annual Performance Report – Submitted 2017 (external link)

Related Information

IDEA Part B Kansas SPP/APR Analysis FFY 2006-2008 (PDF)
District Level Public Reports

State Performance Plan (SPP) Indicator Resources

The State Performance Plan (SPP) is a six-year performance plan, which evaluates a SEA's efforts to implement IDEA requirements and describes how the SEA will improve its performance in 17 critical areas, known as indicators. Technical assistance with SPP indicators may be requested at www.ksdetasn.org.

Indicators:   5    6    7    8    9    10    11    12    13    14    SigDis

Indicator 5: Education Environments for Children 6-21 (LRE)

Percent of age 6-21 children removed from regular class, served in public/private separate school, residential, home bound, hospital.
Information about Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) (PDF)

Indicator 7: Kansas Part B/619 Early Childhood Outcomes Information

Percent of preschool children with IEPs who demonstrate improved positive social-emotional skills, acquisition and use of knowledge and skills, and use of appropriate behaviors to meet their needs.
Indicator 7: KITS-Introduction to Early Childhood Outcomes in Kansas
Indicator 7: Outcomes Web System Users Guide
Indicator 7: Early Childhood Outcomes Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)
Indicator 7: Early Childhood Outcomes Center
Indicator 7: Kansas Early Childhood Outcomes-What You Need To Know PowerPoint (PDF)
Indicator 7: ECTA Comparison Charts (PDF)

Indicator 8: Parent Involvement

Percent of parents with a child receiving special education services who report that schools facilitated parent involvement as a means of improving services and results for children with exceptionalities/disabilities.
Parent Survey (PDF)
Parent Letter-Lao (Word)
Parent Letter-Vietnamese (Word)
2016-2017 Parent Survey Results (PDF)

Indicator 9 & 10: Disproportionate Representation

Percent of districts with disproportionate representation of racial and ethnic groups in special education and related services and of racial and ethnic groups in specific disability categories that is the result of inappropriate identification.
Indicator 9 & 10:  FAQ (PDF)
Indicator 9: Measurement & Methodology (PDF)
Indicator 10: Measurement & Methodology (PDF)

Indicator 11: Child Find

Percent of children with parental consent to evaluate or, who were evaluated within 60 days (or State established timeline).
Indicator 11: Child Find FAQ (PDF)

Indicator 13: Secondary Transition

Indicator 14: Post-School Outcomes

Percent of youth who are no longer in secondary school, but had IEPs in effect at the time they left school.
Indicator 14: Senior Exit Survey Log in
Indicator 14: Exit Survey and Post School Survey User Manual (PDF)
Indicator 14: Post-School-Senior Survey Access Template (Word)

Special Education, and Title Services Team

Bert Moore

Assistant Director
Doug Boline

Assistant Director
Kerry Haag

Assistant Director
Laura Jurgensen

Assistant Director
Tate Toedman

Coordinator for State and Federal Programs
Dean Zajic


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