NOTICE: Coronavirus Guidance for School Districts: Per Governor’s executive order, in-school class cancellations remain in effect through the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.

Emergency Meal Programs: The State Department of Education is authorizing two distinct categories of COVID-19 Emergency Meal Programs in accordance with federal requirements: 1) COVID-19 Emergency Meal Program Limited to Students Attending School in Specific Districts. School districts on this list are only authorized to serve meals to students attending their schools, and any other child age 18 years or younger residing in the same household; 2) COVID-19 Community-wide Emergency Meal Program for Children. Any child age 18 years or younger can receive meal(s) at any meal service and distribution sites in these towns/cities. They do not have to be a resident or attend school in these towns/cities. Check these links often as more locations continue to be added.

About the Collection: SEDAC

 Legacy Collection Log In Link

The Special Education Data Application and Collection (SEDAC) system is used to collect data regarding the provision of special education and related services. The data collected is required to provide measurement of each district’s and the state’s compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA). 

For federal reporting purposes, all special education data reflect information as of October 1. Each year data are collected for students with disabilities in Connecticut, ages 3 to 21. Data are collected for state and departmental reporting purposes.

Important Dates*:
Collection Open Date  Submission Due Date
Final Revision Date
Freeze Date
October 2020 11/5/20 12/5/20 12/20/20 1/31/21
 * Should the Timely and Accurate Due Dates fall on a weekend or holiday, and the district is unable to submit the file on those dates, it is assumed that the data are due to the  CSDE on the business day prior to the listed due date.