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Searchable databases and software for reporting and retrieving special education related information.

California Special Education Reference

Nonpublic Schools/Agencies

Special Education Local Plans

  • Required components to comply with Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) as amended in 2004, accompanying regulations, and the California Education Code (Updated 13-May-2020)

California Administrative Hearings Database

Special Education Enrollment Data

  • Annual Performance Report Measures (Updated 04-Apr-2019)
    Short summaries of special education program and student outcome data for California LEAs.
  • DataQuest
    Reports for accountability, enrollment, graduates, dropouts, course enrollments, staffing, English Learners, and test data.
  • CalEdFacts
    Provides statistics and information on a variety of subjects concerning education in California.
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Last Reviewed: Thursday, August 06, 2020
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  • New Regulations for Special Education Complaints (added 06-Jul-2020)
    The purpose of this memo is to provide guidance on some key clarifications and/or changes in the state regulations.
  • Guidance for LEA Onsite Visit to NPS (updated 30-Jun-2020)
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  • FMTA Consultant Assignments by Region (updated 29-Jun-2020)
    The Focused Monitoring and Technical Assistance (FMTA) Consultants are assigned geographically and by quality assurance activity to align with the eleven California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA) regions.

  • ACSE Meeting Webcasts (updated 22-Jun-2020)
    Live and recent webcasts of the California Advisory Commission for Special Education (ACSE) meetings.
  • ACSE Agenda June 17, 2020 (updated 16-Jun-2020)
    Advisory Commission on Special Education (ACSE) meeting agenda.