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Special Education Paraprofessionals (eden_112)

Description

The number of full-time equivalent (FTE) paraprofessionals employed or contracted to work with children with disabilities (IDEA) who are ages 3 through 21. This data group is submitted at the following levels: • SEA • LEA


Data Set Items

    Special Education Paraprofessionals

    The number of full-time equivalent (FTE) paraprofessionals employed or contracted to work with children with disabilities (IDEA) who are ages 3 through 21. This data group is submitted at the following levels: • SEA • LEA

    staffAssignment
    Count of full-time equivalent special education paraprofessionals on or about the state’s established child count date (between October 1 December 1).


    Age Group
    The age range of children (students).

    Values:
    3TO5 - 3 years through 5 (not K)
    6TO21 - 6 through 21
    MISSING -


    Qualification Status (Paraprofessionals)
    An indication of whether paraprofessionals are classified as qualified for their assignment according to state definition.

    Values:
    MISSING -
    NQ - Not Qualified
    Q - Qualified



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National Center for Education Statistics - http://nces.ed.gov
U.S. Department of Education