Indicator 4 | Suspensions and Expulsions

Updated, April 2013Indicator 4 addresses the issue of disproportionality in the number of students with disabilities who are suspended or expelled from school, as compared with the suspension/expulsion rates of students without disabilities. The indicator also addresses concerns that students with disabilities from particular race or ethnic groups may be suspended or expelled disproportionately more (or less) than other students with disabilities … [Read more...]

Indicator 9 | Disproportionate Representation in Special Education as the Result of Inappropriate Identification

Updated, April 2013Indicator 9 is quite the mouthful, isn't it? It focuses on a top priority concern of the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)---reducing the disproportionate representation of specific minorities in special education because of inappropriate identification as a "child with a disability."Indicator 9 dovetails neatly with Indicator 10, which is also concerned with disproportionate representation of minorities--this time, however, … [Read more...]

Indicator 10 | Disproportionate Representation in Specific Disability Categories

Updated, April 2013Indicator 10 is as big a mouthful as Indicator 9, isn’t it?Indicator 10 focuses on a top priority concern of the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)—reducing the disproportionate representation of specific minorities in special education under specific disability categories. Indicator 10 follows upon Indicator 9, which also addresses disproportionality of minorities in special education. Indicator 10 reads:________________________________Percent … [Read more...]

Module 5: Disproportionality and Overrepresentation

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Module 5: Disproportionality and Overrepresentation at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/partb-module5/_________________________________by Perry … [Read more...]

Module 6: Early Intervening Services and Response to Intervention

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Module 6: Early Intervening Services and Response to Intervention at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/partb-module6/_________________________________by … [Read more...]

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