Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008

NCES 2008-084
September 2008


Table 2.3b.  Percentage of children ages 3 to 21 served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), by race/ethnicity: 1998 to 2006

Year Total White Black 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
2004 8.7 8.4 11.6 7.7 4.5 13.3
2005 8.6 8.4 11.5 7.8 4.6 13.5
2006 8.6 8.3 11.4 7.8 4.6 13.6
NOTE: Data have been revised from previously published reports. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, Data Analysis System (DANS), "Children with Disabilities Receiving Special Education Under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act," 2006.