The State of Kansas has met Special Education Compliance Requirements of the State Performance Plan for data submitted in the February 1, 2018 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 - FFY16-Meets Requirements Finalized June 2018
Kansas IDEA Part B Profile - FFY15-Meets Requirements Finalized June 2017
Kansas IDEA Part B Profile - FFY14-Meets Requirements Finalized June 2016
Kansas IDEA Part B Profile - FFY13-Meets Requirements Finalized June 2015
More Announcements and Requests for Comment
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)
IDEA Part B Kansas SPP/APR Analysis FFY 2006-2008 (PDF)
District Level Public Reports
FFY15 OSEP Response 6/28/17 (PDF)
FFY14 OSEP Response 6/28/16 (PDF)
FFY13 OSEP Response 6/30/15 (PDF)
FFY12 OSEP Response 6/23/14 (PDF)
FFY11 OSEP Response 6/26/13 (PDF)
FFY10 OSEP Response 6/26/12 (PDF)
FFY09 OSEP Response 6/20/11 (PDF)
FFY08 OSEP Response 6/3/10 (PDF)
FFY07 OSEP Response 6/1/09 (PDF)
FFY06 OSEP Response 6/6/08 (PDF)
FFY05 OSEP Response 6/15/07 (PDF)
FFY05 KSDE News Release 7/2007 (PDF)
FFY04 OSEP Response 2/16/06 (PDF)
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
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)
Percent of preschool children with IEPs who received special education and related services in settings with typically developing peers.
Indicator 6/7: Kansas Inservice Training System
Indicator 6: Coding ECSE Program (MIS)
Indicator 6: ECSE Service Delivery Models (PDF)
Indicator 6: National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center Inclusion
Federal Policy Statement On Inclusion Of Children With Disabilities In Early Childhood Programs (external PDF)
Federal Policy Statement On Inclusion Of Children With Disabilities In Early Childhood Programs – Executive Summary (external PDF)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Percent of children referred by Part C prior to age 3, who are found eligible for Part B, and who have an IEP developed and implemented by their third birthdays.
Indicator 12: Kansas FAQ (PDF)
Indicator 12: Memorandum of Agreement-IDEA Transition C to B (PDF)
Indicator 12: Directors Ietter - Exception for Evaluation 11-10 (PDF)
Indicator 12: LEA Notification of Change in Requirements B12 (PDF)
Indicator 12: National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center Transition from Part C to Preschool (link)
Indicator 12: OSEP FAQ (PDF)
Indicator 12: Kansas Inservice Training System (KITS)
Indicator 12: Part C to Part B Early Childhood Transition Timeline for SPP/APR Indicators C-8A, 8B, 8C, B-11 and B-12Z (external PDF)
Indicator 12: Late Referrals to IDEA Part C (external PDF)
Indicator 12: What Do We Know About Transitions From Part C to Part B (PDF)
Indicator 12: Presentation on Promoting Family-School Partnerships (PDF)
Part C to Part B LEA/SEA Electronic Referral (CBER) System
CBER Login: https://www.ksits.net
CBER Instructions: CBER Part B User's Guide (PDF)
Percent of IEPs that contain an appropriate measurable postsecondary goal.
Indicator 13: PowerPoint Presentation: Indicator 13 Data Collection Process (PDF)
Indicator 13: Indicator 13 Checklist Questions (PDF)
Indicator 13: Verification Process (PDF)
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)
Significant Disproportionality FAQ (PDF)
Additional resources (external link)
Special Education, and Title Services Team
Coordinator for State and Federal Programs
Main Team Page
Kansas Integrated Accountability System (KIAS)
Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) (external link)
Kansas’ Technical Assistance System Network (TASN) (external link)
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