ERIC Number: ED407814
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Serving Exceptional Children: A Report to the Idaho Legislature, January 1997.
Idaho State Dept. of Education. Special Education Section.
This report provides information on the incidence of and services provided to students with disabilities or gifts and talents in Idaho in the school year 1995-96. Through charts, graphs, and text, information is provided on: (1) the number of students served by category of disability; (2) special instructional programs and services; (3) the educational placement of students with disabilities; (4) special education personnel employed by school districts; (5) exemplary programs; (6) state and local special education funding by school district; (7) federal flow-through funding from the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act for school age and preschool children by school district; (8) unmet needs of students with disabilities; (9) gifted and talented students serviced; (10) gifted and talented education services; (11) unmet needs of gifted and talented students; and (12) gifted and talented expenditures and number of students by district. The total number of students with disabilities served during the school year of 1995-96 was 23,855 along with 7,165 gifted and talented students. Eighty-five percent of the students with disabilities were educated in the regular classroom and school districts expended $88,435,848 for special education services. A position statement on the placement of students with disabilities is also included. (CR)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Idaho State Dept. of Education. Special Education Section.
Identifiers - Location: Idaho