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Local School System Results for Special Education
 
Baltimore County: Indicator 6 

Percent of children aged 3 through 5 with IEPs attending a:
A. Regular early childhood program and receiving the majority of special education and related services in the regular early childhood program; and
B. Separate special education class, separate school or residential facility.

Narrative Description of Indicator



Indicator 6 is a results indicator that reflects the performance of preschoolers with IEPs ages 3 through 5 in the least restrictive environment:
 
6A:  Regular early childhood program and receiving the majority of special education and related services in the regular early childhood program; and
6B:  Separate special education class, separate school or residential facility.

The analysis of the data by the MSDE, DEI/SES staff demonstrates: 1) for 6A, slippage from 62.72% in FFY 2017 to 59.67 in FFY 2018 for the number of preschoolers with IEPs serviced in a regular early childhood program; and 2) for 6B, slippage from 17.50% to 20.09 in the number of preschoolers served in a separate special education class or separate school or residential facility.  

The MSDE, DEI/SES staff continues to emphasize increasing natural and inclusive learning opportunities for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers with disabilities as a State priority for local school systems and public agencies.
 

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