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

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Table 2.3b. Number, percentage, and percentage distribution of children ages 3 to 21 served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), by race/ethnicity: 2003
Race/ethnicity Number of children served under IDEA Percent of children in each racial/ethnic group served under IDEA Percentage distribution of children served under IDEA
   Total 6,633,902 8.6 100.0
White, non-Hispanic 4,035,880 8.4 60.8
Black, non-Hispanic 1,334,666 11.5 20.1
Hispanic 1,035,463 7.5 15.6
Asian/Pacific Islander 137,544 4.4 2.1
American Indian/Alaska Native90,349 11.9 1.4
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), Data Tables for OSEP State Reported Data, 2003.

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