About the Collection: CT-SEDS Oct 1 Child Count (previously SEDAC)

 Legacy Collection Log In Link

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 1, 2024 Always Open

December 1, 2024
 * 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.