B-8 Facilitated Parent Involvement

B-8 Data Information

What is B-8?

Parents of children with an IEP who report that schools facilitated parent involvement at the

(A) preschool and

(B) school age level.

Where can I find my data?

Survey Conducted by Wayne State University

When was the data collected?

The 2017 Strand Report includes data from SY 2015-2016 (data collected between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016).

What is the target?

B-8A: ≥ 46.00%
B-8B: ≥ 25.60%

General Resources


Additional Information About B-8

B-8A

  • APR Definition: 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))
  • Calculation: [(# 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
  • Calculation Notes: The preschool parent survey contained 37 NCSEAM items measuring “Efforts to Partner with Parents,” and 13 NCSEAM items measuring “Quality of Services” for a total of 50 items.  Surveys were disseminated to all parents of children ages 3 through 5 years who receive special education services.

B-8B

  • APR Definition: Percent of parents with a child receiving special educa-tion 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)).
  • Calculation: [(# 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
  • Calculation Notes: The school-age parent survey contained 25 NCSEAM items measuring “Efforts to Partner with Parents.”  Surveys were disseminated to one-third of all parents of school-age children who receive special education services.