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Data Collection for 2020-21 School Year Incidents

Data Collection: School Safety and the Educational Climate (SSEC) incident data for schools and districts may be submitted to the Department via the NYSED Application Business Portal between June 28, 2021 and July 26, 2021. Please use the following directions on how to log-on to and use the IRS Data Exchange application: How to use the Application Business Portal.

EARLY REPORTING: Schools that have been directed to do so by the Department must submit the SSEC Summary data collection form by July 12, 2021.  The report must be submitted to the Department using the NYSED Application Business Portal.

School Safety and the Educational Climate (SSEC) Form and Directions: Use the form and directions below as reference when completing the online application.

Additional Resources: The links below provide additional guidance to determine how to report the SSEC data.

Support: The websites below provide additional support for both the SSEC reporting guidelines as well as support for using the new IDEx application.


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Last Updated: June 14, 2021