The daily record of attendance for special education services is the basis for your data tracking records. It is proof of FAPE, delivery of specialized instruction, and meaningful benefit of educational progress. It is the foundation for the data tracking days, charts, and graphs to document your data collection days. You can refer to this document if any questions or disputes arise about students receiving or not receiving their minutes. It also helps support trends such as excessive absenteeism, student availability for specialized instruction and proof of services rendered. This log can help you track the need or show proof of compensatory services.