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Indicator 7 - Preschool Outcomes

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Definition 

Percent of preschool children aged 3 through 5 with IEPs who demonstrate improvement in the following areas:

  • Indicator 7A. Positive social-emotional skills (including social relationships).
  • Indicator 7B. Acquisition and use of knowledge and skills (including early language/ communication and early literacy).
  • Indicator 7C. Use of appropriate behaviors to meet their needs.

(20 U.S.C. 1416 (a)(3)(A))

 

Measurement

The state must report on 3 outcomes:

  1. Positive social-emotional skills (including social relationships);
  2. Acquisition and use of knowledge and skills (including early language/communication and early literacy); and
  3. Use of appropriate behaviors to meet their needs.

For each outcome, the state must report the percent of children who qualify for the following two summary statements:

Summary Statement 1: Of those preschool children who entered the preschool program below age expectations in each Outcome, the percent who substantially increased their rate of growth by the time they turned 6 years of age or exited the program.

Summary Statement 2: The percent of preschool children who were functioning within age expectations in each Outcome by the time they turned 6 years of age or exited the program.

 

How is Colorado doing on this indicator?

Ind 7a Graph, A1, Rate 75.0%, Target 75.32%, A2 Rate 60.4%, Target, 63.3%
Ind 7b Graph, B1 Rate 77.6% Target 78.9%, B2 Rate 65.1% Target 67.0%
Ind 7c Graph, C1 Rate 73.9%, Target 67.6%; C2 Rate 73.9% Target 67.6%
 


For more information, contact:

Gloria Durosko
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Phone: (303) 866-6885

Alyssa Ohleyer
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Phone: (303) 866-6308

Orla Bolger
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Phone: (303) 866-6896


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