ERIC Number: ED355723
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Special Education: A Statistical Report for the 1989-90 School Year.
New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Div. of Special Education.
This report is designed to assist New Jersey's special education community in planning and evaluating educational efforts for the handicapped. It presents statistics about handicapped pupils, special education programs, special education personnel, and other related data for the school year 1989-90. Preliminary information reviews the organization of the Division of Special Education, the year's activities, educational initiatives, and trends (e.g., an increase in rate of classification from 10.2% to 15.9% over the last 11 years). Most of the document consists of data and graphs which present the following information: pupils with disabilities by classification and age; enrollment of pupils with disabilities by county for 10 years; rates of classification in districts by size of enrollment; patterns of disabled pupil placement; number of pupils with disabilities and proportions in various placements; enrollment and prevalence rates by classification, race, and gender; trends in related services; number of handicapped pupils served through Chapter 207 for 10 years; trends in staff ratios; comparison of district staffing patterns for 10 years; trends in handicapped pupils exiting education; trends in graduation requirements for pupils with disabilities; and distribution of districts by exemption rates. A glossary of abbreviations is also provided. (DB)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Div. of Special Education.
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey