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2010 Spotlight

High-Poverty Public Schools

Individualized Education Program (IEP)

The percentage of a school's enrollment having an Individualized Education Program (IEP) was not measurably different by school poverty level (see table A-24-5). An IEP is a written statement or educational plan for individuals identified with a disability or delayed skills. In 2007–08, about 12 percent of students attending high-poverty elementary schools and 15 percent of students attending high-poverty secondary schools had an IEP.

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National Center for Education Statistics -
U.S. Department of Education