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Results Driven Accountability (RDA)

Results Driven Accountability (RDA) is the accountability system in which general supervision and monitoring emphasize academic results of students with disabilities as well as compliance.

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State General Supervision Responsibilities Under Parts B and C of the IDEA – OSEP QA 23-01

The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services released the State General Supervision Responsibilities Under Parts B and C of the IDEA (OSEP QA 23-01), a comprehensive guidance package intended to better inform state and local education agencies of their responsibilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA). This guidance will inform CDE’s responsibilities for general supervision, monitoring, and providing technical assistance to ensure a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) for Students with Disabilities.

HB22-1260 Access to Medically Necessary Services for Students

HB22-1260 Access to Medically Necessary Services for Students requires each Administrative Unit (AU) to adopt a policy that addresses how a student who has a prescription from a qualified health-care provider for medically necessary treatment receives such treatment in the school setting as required by applicable federal and state laws. It also requires each AU to compile and submit aggregate data to CDE annually.

Special Education Services for Eligible Youth with Disabilities Detained in County Jails

Youth in Correctional Facilities webpage

Eligible youth with disabilities detained in county jails are entitled to special education and related services to meet their needs and prepare them for further education, employment, and independent living. 34 C.F.R. § 300.1 Administrative Units (AU) share the responsibility for ensuring educational services for detained youth with local juvenile and adult detention centers, including county jails. 34 C.F.R. § 300.2(b). 


Determinations webpage includes:

  • Colorado Determination
  • LEA/AU Determinations

State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Reports (SPP/APR) webpage includes: 

  • Colorado's SPP-APR
  • AU Indicator Profiles
  • Individual Indicator Profiles

General Supervision/Monitoring

General Supervision/Monitoring Webpage includes:

  • Standard Record Reviews
    • Indicator 13
  • Staff Approval Matrix (SAM)

Significant Disproportionality

Youth in County Jails

Educational Services for Students Awaiting Trial as an Adult


Special Education Data

Special Education Data Webpage includes: 

  • State of Colorado Special Education Data
  • LEA/AU Special Education Data

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