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Percentage of public school students with disabilities who are not English language learners on the assessment in reading, by characteristic: 2009

Student characteristic Grade 4 Grade 8
Specific learning disability 71 76
Speech impairment 82 65
Mental retardation 20 23
Emotional disturbance 70 75
Autism 51 55
Other health impairment 74 77
Other 65 72
Missing disability 74 70
Single disability type 76 75
Multiple disability types 58 53
Severe 36 30
Moderate 67 67
Mild 85 83
Missing severity 74 70
Non-NAEP accommodation: yes 37 38
Non-NAEP accommodation: no 81 80
IEP: yes 72 72
IEP: no 80 82
NOTE: IEP = Individualized Education Plan.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 2009 Reading Assessment.

Last updated 30 August 2011 (AA)
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