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Data Sources for Calculating Significant Disproportionality

Data Sources for Calculating Significant Disproportionality provides a summary of the data states need to calculate significant disproportionality in the areas of identification, placement, and discipline. For each category of analysis within these three areas, this resource provides what data states should use to calculate the risk numerator and risk denominator, relevant EDFacts file specifications that include these data, and which subtotals and category sets apply.

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  • Published:
    Jun 3, 2020
  • Authors:
    Tiffany Boyd, Chris Thacker
  • Organizations:
    IDEA Data Center
    Office of Special Education Programs
  • Format:
    Toolkits and Templates
  • Number of Pages:
    6 pages.
  • Tags:
    Sources of Data, Significant Disproportionality
  • Suggested Citation:

    Boyd, T., and Thacker, C. (2020, June). Data Sources for Calculating Significant Disproportionality. IDEA Data Center. Rockville, MD: Westat.

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