A Newsletter for OSEP Grantees and Interested Stakeholders
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All Data on Deck! Using Data to Improve Education Through the Pandemic
On Monday, August 16th through Friday, August 20th each day from 11:00am to 3:00pm ET the U.S. Department of Education’s 2021 National Center for Education Statistics’ (NCES) will hold a STATS-DC Data Conference. To learn more about this conference and register for the event click here.
Optimizing Educational Equity: Where Best and Evidence-Based Instructional Practices Intersect with Indigenous Pedagogy
The Western Educational Equity Assistance Center (EAC Region IV) conducted a webinar today on topics including equity in relationships, relevance, holistic methodologies, circular reflection, embracing strengths-based education, and experiential learning. Click on the link above to learn more about their work including recent additions to the WEEAC Interactive Media Library, information about upcoming trainings and events, and highlights from the services the WEEAC continues to provide.
State Performance Plans / Annual Performance Reports (APRs)
The Annual Performance Report (APR) Fact Sheet and each State’s Determination letter (along with the respective How The Department Made Determinations document) are posted on the IDEA Website. OSEP will post the full APR documents before the next OSEP Monthly Technical Assistance call on Thursday, August 12, 2021, from 4:00-5:15pm. State documents are currently available in EMAPS for your review.
As of June 30th, the GRADS 360o web-link transitioned to https://osep.communities.ed.gov/#program. The previous URL will no longer automatically redirect to the new web-link so please establish your new bookmarks.
IDEA Part B/C Grants
The IDEA Part B and C grant awards were disseminated on July 1st and the grant award letters will be posted on our website in August. A fact sheet regarding the IDEA American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds was posted on the IDEA ARP page along with other resources.
If you have any questions regarding the use of IDEA funds, please contact your OSEP State Lead.
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