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State Performance Plan (SPP)
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA 2004), Section 616(b), requires each state to develop a six-year performance plan. This State Performance Plan (SPP) evaluates the state’s efforts to implement the requirements and purposes of IDEA and illustrates how the state will continuously improve upon this implementation.
Local Education Agency (LEA) Data Collection

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA 2004), Section 616(b)(2)(B), requires states to collect data from LEAs annually in order to report data for the SPP/APR and publicly report LEA performance against the state target for the following 14 SPP indicators:

1. Graduation
2. Dropout
3A-C. Adequate Yearly Progress
4A-B. Suspension/Expulsion
5A-C. Educational Environment, Ages 6-21
6. Educational Environment, Ages 3-5
7A-C. Early Childhood Outcomes
8. Parent Participation
9. Disproportionality in the special education program
10. Disproportionality by specific disability
11. Child Find
12. Early Childhood Transition
13. Secondary Transition
14. Post-School Outcomes

Local Education Agency (LEA) Public Reporting

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA 2004), Section 616(b)(2)(C)(i)(II), requires states to publicly report LEA performance against the state targets in the State Performance Plan. Every LEA will have a district profile that their performance on indicators 1-14 against the state target in the State Performance Plan (SPP).

SPP Reports and Requirements

Local Education Agency (LEA) Determination

Pursuant to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 2004 (IDEA 2004) Section 616(a)(1)(C)(i) and 34 CFR §300.608(a), states are required to make “Determinations” annually under Section 616(d) on the performance of LEAs’ programs for students with disabilities. In making such Determinations, the state will assign an LEA one of the following Determination levels:

Meets the requirements
Needs assistance
Needs intervention
Needs substantial intervention

Program Contacts

Henryett Lovely

(903) 988-6854

Child Find, Early Childhood Transition
Donna Holt

(903) 988-6896

Early Childhood Outcomes, Educational Environment-Ages 3-5
Donna Holt
(903) 988-6896

Educational Environment Elementary
Sonya Burnett
(903) 988-6736

Educational Environment Secondary
Jackie Reavis
(903) 988-6978

Disproportionality by Specific Disability, Disproportionality in the Special Education Program, Parent Participation
Jennifer Sturm
(903) 988-6816

Dropout, Graduation, Post-School Outcomes, Secondary Transition
Jennifer Sturm
(903) 988-6978

Quentin Woods
(903) 988-6901