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Data Pipeline Interchanges - Special Education IEP


The Special Education IEP Interchange is a set of two files which contain Special Education data for the school year: Special Education Child and Special Education Participation.

The Special Education Child File contains data related to the student’s demographic information. The Special Education Participation file contains data related to the student’s participation in special education.

This information is used to make up the following snapshots: Special Education December Count, Special Education End-of-Year and Special Education Discipline.



File Layout and Definitions



Business Rules




File Formatting

  • Pipeline only accepts file extensions of: csv txt xls xlsx
  • You need a header row (in first row)
  • Pipeline only accepts field delimiters of: , | ~
  • Include leading zeros (0) for required fields (for instance 01 or 02 for gender)


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