With the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) proposing changes to the way parents can file complaints when they believe their children are not receiving appropriate special education services and accommodations, it was time to take a closer look at the number of students receiving special education services and the types of exceptionalities that are being identified in districts across Alabama.
It takes a while to pull all of those numbers together, so the numbers presented below are those from October 2014.
Use the map below to view the percentage of students identified by exceptionality. Use the pull-down menu to change from one exceptionality to another.
Here is a look at the percentages of students in each district by each exceptionality.
Finally, here is a look at each district with the entire distribution of students with exceptionalities indicated within the bar.