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March 31, 2010

State Releases 2008-09 Special Education Report Cards for School Districts, Early Intervention/Early Childhood Programs

SALEM – State Schools Superintendent Susan Castillo released the fourth annual report cards for Oregon Special Education and Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education. The report cards are required under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA).

“The Special Education Report Cards show us how well we are meeting the educational needs of our special education students,” said Susan Castillo. “They shine a spotlight on our successes and areas where we need improvement to ensure we are providing the highest quality education for all Oregon students,” Castillo said.

There are 73,509 Oregon school-age students in special education programs, about 13% of the school-age population in the state. Special education students are supported by federal, state and local resources, and funding for the 2009-10 school year is over $500 million.

Since 1975, the federal government has required that all children with disabilities receive a free and appropriate public education and special services to meet their education needs. The Special Education report cards give parents of students with Individualized Education Programs (IEP) information about their school district and EI/ECSE programs.

The 2008-09 school district Special Education Report Cards include the following information:
• Academic achievement in math and English/language arts
• Participation in state assessment
• Adequate yearly progress
• And more

The 2008-09 Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education Report Cards include the following information by program:
• Percentage of infants and toddlers with Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP)
• Results of parent surveys
• Resources for parents
• And more

Special Education and Early Childhood report cards (in English and Spanish) are online at: http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?=1831

For more information on the Oregon State Performance Plan for Special Education, please visit http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?id=1813


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Susan Castillo, State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Morgan Allen, Interim Communications Director, Telephone (503) 947-5920
http://www.ode.state.or.us


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