RULE 281-120.701 - State performance plans and data collection

RULE 281-120.701. State performance plans and data collection

(1) General. The state must have in place a performance plan that meets the requirements described in Section 616 of the Act; is approved by the Secretary; and includes an evaluation of the state's efforts to implement the requirements and purposes of Part C of the Act, a description of how the state will improve implementation, and measurable and rigorous targets for the indicators established by the Secretary under the priority areas described in 34 CFR 303.700(d).

(2) Review of state performance plan. The state must review its state performance plan at least once every six years and submit any amendments to the Secretary.

(3) Data collection.

a. The state must collect valid and reliable information as needed to report annually to the Secretary on the indicators established by the Secretary for the state performance plans.

b. If the Secretary permits states to collect data on specific indicators through state monitoring or sampling, and the state collects data for a particular indicator through state monitoring or sampling, the state must collect and report data on those indicators for each EIS program at least once during the six-year period of a state performance plan.

c. Nothing in Part C of the Act or this chapter may be construed to authorize the development of a nationwide database of personally identifiable information on individuals involved in studies or other collections of data under Part C of the Act.

(ARC 0100C, IAB 4/18/12, effective 5/23/12)

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