ERIC Number: ED442254
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Special Education Annual Report, 1998-1999.
North Dakota State Dept. of Public Instruction, Bismarck. Div. of Special Education.
This annual report provides an overview of special education students and services in North Dakota and describes the programs, funding, and special projects for the 1998-1999 school year made available to special education units through Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and state special education funds. A state summary, and descriptions of individual units, private schools, and state-operated programs are detailed in this report. The report finds that in the 1998-1999 school year, 13,468 students with disabilities ages 0-21 received special education in North Dakota. Of the total number of students with disabilities, 13,138 were served in public schools and 330 students were served in state-operated programs. The report represents continuing progress toward the following goals: (1) coordinating comprehensive, collaborative planning which enhances educational opportunities and services for all; (2) securing the human and financial resources to support a comprehensive system of educational opportunities; (3) providing technical assistance, consultation, and other services that empower educational service providers; and (4) fostering quality education. The report closes with a description of activities funded by federal grants for improving programs for children with disabilities in North Dakota. (CR)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Financial Support, Incidence, Inclusive Schools, Special Education, Special Schools, State School District Relationship, Student Placement
North Dakota Department of Public Instruction, Office of Special Education, 600 E. Boulevard Ave., Dept. 201, Bismarck, ND 58505-0440; Tel: 701-328-2277 (Voice); Tel: 701-328-4920 (TDD); Fax: 701-328-4149.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Dakota State Dept. of Public Instruction, Bismarck. Div. of Special Education.
Identifiers - Location: North Dakota