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Document Number: 4704

The Growth of Special Education in Wisconsin - The percentage of Wisconsin students identified as in need of special education has increased steadily in the past 25 years, yet a wide disparity in rates among districts exists. The most notable variation exists across school districts in the incidence of students labeled as learning disabled and emotionally disturbed, suggesting that eligibility criteria for these disabilities may not be guided by a sound science. (Thomas Hruz, Wisconsin Policy Research Institute, July 2002)...

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