“National Data Shows Kids With Disabilities Face Deep Disparities” – disability scoop

“Students with disabilities are more frequently absent from school and continue to be disciplined at far higher rates than their typically-developing peers, federal officials say.

“New data released Tuesday from the U.S. Department of Education indicates that kids with disabilities are twice as likely to be suspended and they account for two-thirds of those secluded or restrained at school.

“The figures come from data on more than 50 million students representing nearly every one of the nation’s public schools during the 2013-2014 school year.”

Read this article in its entirety at disabilityscoop.com.

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