Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline

Increase the proportion of students with disabilities who spend at least 80 percent of their time in regular education programs

Baseline: 63.5 percent of students with disabilities aged 6 to 21 years spent at least 80 percent of their time in regular education programs in the 2017-18 school year

Target: 73.3 percent

Target Setting Method
Projection

Summary

According to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, students with disabilities should be in a regular classroom environment whenever possible. In recent years, an increased number of students with disabilities have spent most of their school day in a regular classroom — but many still don’t. Programs and policies that help students with disabilities participate in regular classroom environments may increase their opportunities for educational, physical, and social activities.