Fast Fact- September 29, 2017

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: September 29, 2017

In the 2016-2017 school year, 10.5 percent of Colorado students were receiving special education services in Colorado public schools. Between 2010 and 2016, the number of students receiving special education services increased by 17 percent, rising at more than twice the rate of total pupil enrollment over the same time period. To find the number of students receiving special education services in your school district, please visit the KIDS COUNT Data Center.

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The Colorado Children’s Campaign is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization committed since 1985 to realizing every chance for every child in Colorado. We advocate for the development and implementation of data-driven public policies that improve child wellbeing in health, education and early childhood. We do this by providing Coloradans with trusted data and research on child wellbeing and organizing an extensive state-wide network of dedicated child advocates. For more information, please visit www.coloradokids.org.