Indicator 9: Disproportionality (Across Disability Categories)

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Definition

Percent of districts with disproportionate representation of racial and ethnic groups in special education and related services that is the result of inappropriate identification

Snapshot Summary

ISBE uses a complex measurement to determine risk ratio. The target was set at 0% for 2012, and this target was met with 0%. ISBE links indicators 9 and 10 together.


Investigative Questions

  • How can we improve the quality of education statewide for all students including students with disabilities, students of color, and students living in poverty?