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Disproportionality in CA Public Schools

Impacts on Special Education including information and resources on disproportionate representation by race and ethnicity of students receiving special education services.

California Department of Education’s Guidance on Disproportionality (Updated 06-Nov-2012)
Critical values and beliefs, background, goals, data, and improvement strategies related to disproportionality.

Resources for Improvement (Updated November 2011)
Topic briefs, training modules, self-study tools, workbooks, checklists, surveys, guides, handbooks, research, and reference documents related to disproportionality.

Overview: Federal Requirements (Updated November 2011)
Provides background materials on disproportionate representation and significant disproportionality.

The resources are intended to support and offer an initial framework for the corrective action efforts of identified California local educational agencies addressing the disproportionate representation by race and ethnicity of students receiving special education services. Many of the resources are drawn from the U. S. Department of Education (ED), or projects funded by the ED, and from other state education agencies.

Questions:   Focused Monitoring and Technical Assistance Consultant
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