Percentage of children ages 3 to 21 served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), by race/ethnicity: 1998 to 2003 -- Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
 
Indicator 2.3: Special Education

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Table 2.3a. Percentage of children ages 3 to 21 served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), by race/ethnicity: 1998 to 2003
Year Total White, non-Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander American Indian/
Alaska Native
1998 8.0 8.0 10.3 6.7 3.6 9.5
1999 7.9 7.8 10.2 6.7 3.7 9.4
2000 8.2 8.1 10.8 6.8 4.0 10.5
2001 8.3 8.2 11.1 7.1 4.0 11.0
2002 8.4 8.3 11.3 7.3 4.2 11.4
2003 8.6 8.4 11.5 7.5 4.4 11.9
NOTE: Data have been revised from previously published reports.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), 1998 to 2003.

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