Fact #1: 170,000 kids in Washington eligible for special education services
Source: https://washingtonstatereportcard.ospi.k12.wa.us/

Fact #2: 15% – Percent of students receiving special education in WA
Source: https://washingtonstatereportcard.ospi.k12.wa.us/

Fact #3: 7,166.55 teachers employed to work with students ages 3-21 served under IDEA in Washington between 2017-2018
Source: https://www2.ed.gov/programs/osepidea/618-data/static-tables/index.html

Fact #4: 7.1 million students ages 3-21 who received special education services under IDEA in 2018-2019 nationwide.
Source: https://nces.ed.gov/programs/coe/indicator_cgg.asp

Fact #5: Suspensions and expulsions are 2.5x higher for students with disabilities in Washington
Source: https://studentpotential.org/

Fact #6: Students ages 3 to 21 served under IDEA 2019: Washington
Source: https://www.k12.wa.us/student-success/special-education/special-education-data-collection/special-education-data-collection-summaries