Category Archives: IDEA Early Intervention

OSEP Policy Documents on the Education of Infants, Toddlers, Children and Youth with Disabilities

The Secretary published the following list of correspondence from the U.S. Department of Education (Department) to individuals during the second and third quarters of 2014, from April 1, 2014 through June 30, 2014 and July 1, 2014 through September 30, … Continue reading

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Funding for Education Programs Down by More Than 9%

The Children’s Budget 2015 compiled by First Focus details federal funding for children.  It is a great resource for those seeking to improve the lives of America’s youth.  More than 200 distinct investments in children are made by the federal … Continue reading

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IDEA Data Center Releases Technical Assistance Document

The IDEA Data Center recently released a technical assistance document that focuses on helping State Education Agencies (SEAs) and Local Education Agencies (LEAs) better understand CEIS and its reporting requirements. It also provides examples of various data collection and reporting … Continue reading

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OSEP Policy Index for IDEA

The Secretary has published a list of correspondence from the U.S. Department of Education to individuals during the previous quarter. The correspondence describes the Department's interpretations of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) or the regulations that implement the … Continue reading

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OSEP Policy Index for IDEA

The Secretary has published a list of correspondence from the U.S. Department of Education to individuals during the previous quarter. The correspondence describes the Department's interpretations of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) or the regulations that implement the … Continue reading

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OSEP Policy Index for IDEA

The Secretary has published a list of correspondence from the U.S. Department of Education to individuals during the previous quarter. The correspondence describes the Department's interpretations of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) or the regulations that implement the … Continue reading

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The IRIS Center Presents, Early Childhood Behavior Management: Developing and Teaching Rules

The OSEP-funded IRIS Center developed a new module that highlights the importance of establishing classroom rules for young children including those with disabilities, and communicating with the family about rules and expected behaviors.  The module entitled Early Childhood Behavior Management: … Continue reading

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DEC Position on Leadership in Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education

Earlier this month, the Division for Early Childhood (DEC) released their position statement on Leadership in Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education. This position statement focuses on promoting high-quality leadership at all levels of the early intervention/early childhood special … Continue reading

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Supporting Inclusive Practices: Professional Development Resources

The Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center and Early Learning Challenge Technical Assistance Program partnered to create a compilation of professional development resources to support inclusive practices. These materials focus on resources that can be used to prepare personnel to serve … Continue reading

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President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Proposal

On Monday, the President released his budget for FY 2016 that includes key investments to expand high quality early learning programs, increase equity and opportunity for all students, support teachers, and improve access, affordability and student outcomes in College. The … Continue reading

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