Importance of Documentation and How it Benefits School Districts
Having set processes in place for documentation is not only great for your peace of mind and it can help your district in the long run in the case of an audit. When billing for Medicaid, there are additional rules involved compared to those already set for the district based on state and federal regulations […]
A Guide to State Reporting in Wisconsin
GoIDEA State Reporting (Wisconsin Only) The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) collects individual student and aggregated data to meet the required school, district, state, and federal reporting mandates. The data collected is used to inform educational research and data analysis. The information also helps determine funding allocations. The Wisconsin DPI provides a dashboard and […]
What is Section 504?
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (amended in 2008) is a federal law administered by the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and is designed to protect the rights of individuals with disabilities in programs that receive federal financial assistance from the U.S. Department of Education, such as our public schools. […]
Features to Look For in an IEP Services System
If you’re considering software to help manage your school district’s individualized education program (IEP) services, you’re taking the first, wise step in an important process. Software is a great way to simultaneously support student achievement and meet compliance requirements. You can track the progress and development of each student through helpful, easy-to-access services data and big […]