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Indicator 8 - Parent Involvement
The Colorado Department of Education (CDE) and Administrative Units (AUs) conduct a survey every school year to learn how parents are involved in their child's special education program. There are important changes to the SY2020-21 Parent Survey due to COVID19! Please refer to the short webinar and slides below:
- If the AU prefers to print the survey, please print this PDF version of the survey
Percent of parents with a child receiving special education services who report that schools facilitated parent involvement as a means of improving services and results for children with disabilities.
(20 U.S.C. 1416(a)(3)(A))
Percent = [(# of respondent parents who report schools facilitated parent involvement as a means of improving services and results for children with disabilities) divided by the (total # of respondent parents of children with disabilities)] times 100.
At the beginning of every school year, the Colorado Department of Education randomly selects students with disabilities whose parents will participate in the parent survey. CDE sends these surveys to Administrative Units of the students’ attendance, which in turn distribute the surveys to the selected parents. The survey collection closes at the end of the school year.
How is Colorado doing on this indicator?
- Brief Report on Parent Survey Results SY2016-17 (PDF)
- Brief Report on Parent Survey Results SY2017-18 (PDF)
- Brief Report on Parent Survey Results SY2018-19 (PDF)
- Brief Report on Parent Survey Results SY2019-20 (PDF)
- Relative Impact of Family Engagement Strategies on Student Learning (PDF)
- Indicator 8 Planning Tool for Families and Educators of Students with Disabilities (PDF)
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