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Student Data Review Guide Tools


Online Video Users Guide: SDRG

This is an online video user’s guide for utilizing the Student Data Review Guide When Considering a Referral to Special Education and Summary of Responses tools. This video will walk you through multiple areas that teams should consider when making decisions about referral. We will describe how the tool can be used by school teams to review and analyze student data and information to make informed decisions.

Student Data Review Guide When Considering a Referral to Special Education

The Student Data Review Guide When Considering a Referral to Special Education is designed to support school teams in reviewing and analyzing student data and information to make informed decisions regarding referrals for special education. This guide will help teams consider multiple areas that may impact the decision to proceed with a referral.

Student Data Review Guide Summary of Responses

The Student Data Review Guide Summary of Responses provides an opportunity to graph responses from the Student Data Review Guide to obtain a visual representation of the student’s needs in the various areas. This visual representation is designed to guide the team through a process of individually considering a student’s data to make more informed referral decisions.

Guidelines When Considering an Initial Referral for Special Education for English Learners (ELs)-Supplemental Response Form to the Student Data Review Guide

This supplemental response form to the Student Data Review Guide When Considering a Referral to Special Education is designed to help CLD review teams consolidate the referral information for easy reference as they analyze a variety of information. The document is separated into five sections: Home/Background, Speech-Language Development, Educational History and Performance, Assessments (Formal and Informal), and Social Development and At-Risk Factors. There is an additional section available to add information or data that was not included within the questions to consider. Also included in each section, is a description of possible outcomes to determine the level of concern based on the difficulties reported. After gathering and analyzing all the information, the review team determines if the data indicates a language difference or a suspected disability and a need for special education.