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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.

The material posted on this web page is currently under review. For more information about Disproportionality and Significant Disproportionality in Special Education, please refer to the State Performance Plan Technical Assistance Project website External link opens in new window or tab..

For questions about Targeted Monitoring for Disproportionality in Special Education, please email TargetedMonitoring@cde.ca.gov.

For questions about Intensive Monitoring for Significant Disproportionality in Special Education, please email IntensiveMonitoring@cde.ca.gov.

Questions:   FMTA III | SIGDISP@cde.ca.gov | 916-327-6966
Last Reviewed: Friday, January 31, 2020
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