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Actual inclusion rate, nation-based benchmark inclusion rate, and difference for students with disabilities who are not English language learners in reading at grade 8, by state: 2005, 2007, 2009

State 2005 2007 2009
Actual Benchmark Difference Actual Benchmark Difference Actual Benchmark Difference
Alabama 88.0 72.1 15.9 74.2 73.2 1.0 86.7 74.5 12.2
Alaska 88.0 73.7 14.2 84.1 72.1 12.0 89.8 74.9 14.9
Arizona 73.3 70.0 3.3 67.3 74.4 -7.2 79.2 71.6 7.6
Arkansas 62.0 61.3 0.7 62.1 72.3 -10.2 88.0 73.3 14.6
California 80.1 72.1 8.1 80.3 77.5 2.9 83.1 77.9 5.2
Colorado 76.7 68.1 8.6 78.1 74.7 3.3 77.1 71.8 5.3
Connecticut 84.4 74.9 9.6 87.0 75.0 11.9 86.1 78.9 7.2
Delaware 33.3 60.5 -27.2 62.6 64.7 -2.1 74.3 67.1 7.2
District of Columbia 62.1 65.6 -3.6 33.6 63.7 -30.1 33.4 69.7 -36.2
Florida 80.2 72.9 7.3 83.5 77.6 5.8 83.9 78.6 5.3
Georgia 62.4 68.7 -6.3 45.0 68.0 -23.1 70.0 74.1 -4.2
Hawaii 82.4 73.7 8.7 87.6 78.1 9.5 88.6 76.1 12.5
Idaho 81.5 70.0 11.5 74.9 75.8 -0.8 80.2 73.1 7.1
Illinois 72.4 66.8 5.6 72.4 71.2 1.2 78.9 75.5 3.3
Indiana 73.5 68.2 5.3 70.9 71.1 -0.2 65.2 74.1 -8.9
Iowa 75.9 70.3 5.6 71.7 74.5 -2.8 72.3 76.2 -4.0
Kansas 72.6 65.2 7.4 65.9 70.4 -4.5 66.1 70.3 -4.2
Kentucky 44.8 59.5 -14.7 42.4 60.4 -18.0 46.2 63.6 -17.4
Louisiana 49.8 66.5 -16.7 80.1 74.9 5.1 88.5 74.5 14.1
Maine 65.9 66.7 -0.8 67.9 71.8 -3.9 80.7 72.7 8.0
Maryland 69.1 66.0 3.1 47.8 66.6 -18.7 44.5 70.5 -26.0
Massachusetts 69.0 67.2 1.8 68.7 69.9 -1.2 78.9 73.3 5.7
Michigan 56.1 66.7 -10.6 63.4 73.0 -9.5 70.6 74.9 -4.4
Minnesota 82.8 70.2 12.6 73.2 73.3 -0.1 78.9 74.8 4.2
Mississippi 58.0 74.1 -16.1 63.2 75.1 -11.9 84.1 76.6 7.5
Missouri 49.5 61.8 -12.3 76.1 73.3 2.8 76.5 74.1 2.4
Montana 66.6 66.0 0.6 69.2 73.2 -4.0 70.5 72.3 -1.9
Nebraska 77.2 67.9 9.3 73.8 75.9 -2.1 63.6 72.3 -8.7
Nevada 74.7 72.3 2.3 69.5 71.6 -2.0 83.5 78.2 5.3
New Hampshire 87.7 73.9 13.9 80.7 75.8 4.9 83.7 76.5 7.2
New Jersey 78.5 72.2 6.2 64.7 73.1 -8.4 68.0 73.6 -5.6
New Mexico 68.7 69.4 -0.7 60.5 72.8 -12.3 65.7 68.9 -3.1
New York 65.2 69.7 -4.4 66.8 73.4 -6.5 66.5 74.2 -7.7
North Carolina 80.9 69.6 11.3 83.2 75.5 7.7 86.4 76.3 10.1
North Dakota 55.9 61.1 -5.2 38.7 65.0 -26.2 46.3 70.6 -24.3
Ohio 50.8 63.0 -12.2 50.9 62.7 -11.9 57.1 69.3 -12.2
Oklahoma 74.2 66.7 7.6 59.3 72.0 -12.7 71.3 77.0 -5.7
Oregon 77.4 68.1 9.3 81.5 70.6 11.0 81.8 71.9 9.9
Pennsylvania 79.3 69.8 9.5 73.8 74.6 -0.8 84.1 76.3 7.9
Rhode Island 84.6 74.3 10.3 85.3 79.1 6.1 89.5 79.2 10.3
South Carolina 52.2 68.8 -16.7 57.2 71.2 -14.0 59.5 74.5 -14.9
South Dakota 73.0 62.6 10.4 50.6 70.9 -20.3 61.8 66.9 -5.1
Tennessee 43.4 61.6 -18.2 40.7 62.7 -22.0 40.3 64.3 -24.0
Texas 63.1 74.7 -11.5 56.6 73.0 -16.4 62.3 70.7 -8.4
Utah 72.1 69.1 3.0 61.2 69.0 -7.8 61.9 72.5 -10.6
Vermont 77.5 69.5 8.0 73.7 74.9 -1.1 84.8 73.7 11.1
Virginia 54.9 68.4 -13.5 55.9 71.3 -15.4 77.6 72.8 4.8
Washington 72.5 67.7 4.8 67.5 74.5 -6.9 78.5 72.7 5.8
West Virginia 62.7 66.3 -3.6 86.6 72.5 14.1 86.3 72.9 13.5
Wisconsin 68.3 63.2 5.1 62.9 67.1 -4.2 74.0 72.3 1.7
Wyoming 81.6 70.1 11.5 76.7 70.8 5.9 80.4 73.3 7.1
NOTE: The difference in this table (the actual inclusion rate minus the nation-based benchmark inclusion rate) is also used in the report as the status measure.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 2005, 2007, and 2009 Reading Assessments.

Last updated 26 August 2011 (EP)
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