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NEW OSEP FAST FACTS!

Sep 03, 2020

OSEP is excited to release two new Fast Facts that take a closer look at our IDEA 618 data on race and ethnicity.  For the  American Indian or Alaska Native Children with Disabilities and Black or African American students with disabilities Fast Facts we present data from the data collections authorized under IDEA Section 618 including that collected through child count, educational environments, discipline and exiting data collections.

 

Highlights include:

·       In school year 2018-19, 17.89% children with disabilities in the United States were Black or African American and 1.35%  children with disabilities were American Indian or Alaska Native.

·       In school year 2018-19, Black or African American students are more likely to be identified with intellectual disability and emotional disturbance and less likely to be identified with speech or language impairment or Autism than all students with disabilities.   American Indian or Alaska Native students with disabilities were more likely to be identified with specific learning disability.

·       In school year 2018-19, Black or African American students are more likely while American Indian or Alaska Native students with disabilities are less likely to receive a disciplinary removal than all students with disabilities.  

·       In SY 2017-18, Black or African American children with disabilities, ages 14-21, exiting school were more likely to drop out and less likely to graduate with a regular high school diploma than all students with disabilities.  American Indian or Alaska Native children with disabilities were more likely to drop out than all students with disabilities.

·       In school year 2018-19, Black or African American students are less likely to be served Inside regular class 80% or more of the day. 

 

OSEP Fast Facts is an ongoing effort to display data from the 12 data collections authorized under IDEA Section 618 into graphic, visual representations with the intent to present 618 data quickly and clearly.  Visit the OSEP Fast Facts page for existing and future Fast Facts.


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