Thursday, April 12, 2012

OSEP Provides Guidance on the Number of Transition Goals Required in an IEP

By Doug Goldberg from Special Education Advisor

When the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was reauthorized in 2004 the U. S. Department of Education through the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) required states to develop State Performance Plans based on 20 indicators. The data would be submitted annually, by each State, in Annual Performance Reports. The 13th Indicator, or Indicator 13, relates to transition services for students.

The National Technical Assistance and Dissemination Center (NSTTAC) which is funded by OSEP helps States achieve compliance with indicator 13 and have put together a checklistand a checklist frequently asked questions to help in their efforts.

Read more HERE.

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