Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Special Education Programs: Guidance on Reporting Cycle 7 for the 2023 School Year

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Learning Services
Regulatory Authority
IDEA 20 U.S.C. ยง 1400 et seq.
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Federal Programs; General Business Managers; Principals; Superintendents; Teachers

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School districts, educational cooperatives, open-enrollment charter schools, and state-operated educational programs are reminded of the importance of reporting accurate special education data for Cycle 7. To assist special education programs in reporting data accurately, the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Data and Research Office at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will conduct a series of Web conferences as outlined below.

A Web conference workshop on special education reporting for school year 2023 will be conducted in repeated sessions.  Please note the dates and times below. Each session will last approximately one hour, and pre-registration is required.

  • School Age - Cycle 7 Sessions:
    • May 9, 2023   10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
    • May 9, 2023   1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    • May 25, 2023 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • State Agencies with Special Education Programs (DOC/CHDC) Cycle 7 Sessions:
    • May 10, 2023  10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • Early Childhood -Cycle 7 Sessions:
    • May 16, 2023 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
    • May 16, 2023 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

To register for the Web conference, go to ASTIS on the following link:

These Web conferences will be conducted using ZOOM web conferencing system See the attached instructions for joining a Zoom session.


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