Thursday, January 21, 2016

Worldwide Special Educational Need Statistics :: texthelp

Worldwide Special Educational Need Statistics
texthelp: 1.19.2016

In the United States . . .
5.7 million students (8.4%) have special educational needs (under an IDEA)
2.3 million of these (almost 40%) have specific learning disability
Almost 40% of students with disabilities don’t graduate
In the United Kingdom…
Over 15% (1.3million, or average 3 children per classroom) of pupils in England have SEN (identified): 649,605 of these are in primary school, 454,140 are in secondary school
Almost 24% of these pupils have a moderate LD (as their primary need)
About 60% of SEN children are educated in mainstream school

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