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Special education in Colorado

Special education

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Definition and Source



Number and percentage of students enrolled in special education by county.

Data Source

Colorado Department of Education

Special Education (IEP) -- Specially designed programs, at no cost to the parent/guardian, that meet the needs of a child with disabilities including classroom instruction, instruction in physical education, home instruction, and - instruction in hospitals and institutions. The student must have an annual individualized educational program (IEP) in effect on the count date. This does not include students with a 504 plan.

Last Updated

January 2023