The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
(OSPI) collects special education data which must be submitted annually to
the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), U.S. Department of
Education. This page displays the information of all the federally required
data that will be collected during the 2015-16 school year. Each collection
has a separate set of instructions, data collection forms, and due dates.
All school districts are required to submit these data reports.
For those data reports requiring Excel templates, you must first
download the template and save it to your computer before filling in any
information. Open each template with Excel, fill in the required data, and
then attach the document and email to
submission. You cannot submit via the internet.
Federal Special Education Data Reporting Requirements - Bulletin 042-15
This bulletin informs school districts of all the federally required data that
will be collected during the 2015-16 school year. Each collection has a separate
set of instructions, data collection forms, and due dates.
Use of Funds: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 2004), Part B - Bulletin 018-15
This bulletin informs Local Education Agencies (LEAs) of the requirements
pertaining to the use of funds consistent with Part B of the Individuals with
Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 2004). LEAs should be aware of this information
when planning and authorizing expenditures for 2015–16. LEAs must assure
operations are consistent with all requirements of Title 20 of the United States
Code (20 USC) section 1400 et seq., CFR Part 300 and WAC 392-172A, and must have
board approved policies and procedures in place in compliance with the existing
federal and state requirements.