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WASHINGTON DC: "17 percent of D.C. students receive special education services"

Feb 20, 2019, The 74: Analysis: What Do Washington, D.C., School Data Tell Us About Special Education? New Breakdown Has 3 Key Takeaways https://www.the74million.org/article/analysis-what-do-washington-d-c-school-data-tell-us-about-special-education-new-breakdown-has-3-key-takeaways/ What does this mean for students with disabilities? The Washington, D.C., report cards, based on the School Transparency and Reporting (STAR) Framework, are a helpful case study. Seventeen percent of D.C. students receive special education services, slightly above the national average of 13 percent, and the district’s students overall are almost evenly split between charter and district schools,