DC Data Analysis Holds Answers to Special Ed Questions

DC Data Analysis Holds Answers to Special Ed Questions

February 20, 2019

Reporting for The 74, Sarah Berger Sandelius highlights three takeaways from D.C. data on special education. While “evidence shows that addressing the needs of our most diverse learners presents a tremendous opportunity, with benefits for the entire education community,” she writes. “We have a lot of work to do before our schools and policymakers fully embrace that mindset.” As states release the first round of school-level accountability data under ESSA, things look to be heading in the “right direction,” but the “decisions made by states about how and what to include in these reports are as enlightening as the outcomes the data uncover.”