TEA supported OSEP
in obtaining necessary information throughout the Department's monitoring, including coordinating a series of listening sessions throughout the State which were attended by both OSEP
and TEA staff.
policies of the IDEA, OSEP
has the authority to withhold funds for
launched its Results Driven Accountability (RDA) initiative, which might be the best opportunity to use what has been learned from the past 20 to 30 years of intervention research and the past 2 decades of TA investments to actually improve learning outcomes for students with disabilities.
Eugene, OR: OSEP
Center for Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports.
Eugene: University of Oregon, OSEP
Center for Positive Behavioral Supports.
increased monitoring by OSEP
and states, high numerical levels of
Even though this study consisted of a representative sample of students with ASD in the public school system when compared to State Department of Education reports (OSA, 2005; OSEP
, 2006), the small sample size makes meaningful generalizations related to children's and teachers' ethnicity difficult.
Because the OSEP
student and teacher counts include private schools, we obtained data on student enrollment and the number of teachers in private schools for odd years from 1999 through 2011 from the NCES Digest of Education Statistics Table 205.
In order to receive its Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2012 Part B grant award, the State will need to provide specific written assurance to OSEP
that the State will: (1) Revise New Jersey regulation N.
Further, the IDEA'S dispute resolution procedures ought to be flexible enough to allow discussions about a broad range of education rights, including those found in the EEOA and NCLB, although OSEP
guidance appears to actively discourage using the process for issues other than IDEA-related disputes.
Annual state population data are obtained by OSEP
from the U.
In addition to the regulations cited in this paper, there is additional information about MFS in the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP
) Memo 10-05: Maintenance of State Financial Support under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, December 2, 2009 and an additional information about LEA MOE contained in OSEP
Letter to Boundy, April 4, 2012.