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Infographic: Exploring Equity in Special Education
Equity is a large topic in education – one that requires not only dialogue, but also data upon which to base that dialogue. Regarding one particular area of equity, over- and under-classification rates, the Institute has covered a great deal of research and data on contributing factors in our Crossing the Line report series. The fourth issue of The Line is also dedicated to the conversation on Equity and Opportunity.Continue Reading
Report: Special Education Classification Rates Across U.S.
By 2014-15 the number of children served under IDEA was 6.6 million or 13% of total public school enrollment. When looking at this data, districts, schools and educators must consider equity in education and the appropriateness of the classification of special needs students in and across states.Continue Reading