Fact #1: 170,000 kids in Washington eligible for special education services
Fact #2: 15% – Percent of students receiving special education in WA
Fact #3: 7,166.55 teachers employed to work with students ages 3-21 served under IDEA in Washington between 2017-2018
Fact #4: 7.1 million students ages 3-21 who received special education services under IDEA in 2018-2019 nationwide.
Fact #5: Suspensions and expulsions are 2.5x higher for students with disabilities in Washington
Fact #6: Students ages 3 to 21 served under IDEA 2019: Washington