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Children and Youth Served by Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Programs

Summary: Children and youth with disabilities served by Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) programs

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This database contains information on children between the ages of 3-21 with various disabilities served under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). In 2011, the category mental retardation was changed to intellectual disabilities.  U.S. total includes 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Bureau of Indian Education schools.  U.S. and outlying areas includes equals the U.S. total plus American Samoa, Guam, Northern Marianas, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.  


Note: The data source provided limited data for 2012.

Geographic Coverage: U.S., States

Periodicity: Annually

Series Begins/Ends: 2000 - 2019

Data Source: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Data, Data Accountability Center.

Updated:  Sep. 07, 2021 Estimated next update: Jun. 03, 2022

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Please enter a disability category.    Data are not available for all disability categories in all years.    All

Please enter a demographic category.    Data are not available for all demographic categories in all years.   LEP = Limited English Proficiency.    All

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