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Indicator 2 - Dropout

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Percent of youth with IEPs dropping out of high school.  (20 U.S.C. 1416 (a)(3)(A))



States must report a percentage using the number of youth with IEPs (ages 14-21) who exited special education due to dropping out in the numerator and the number of all youth with IEPs who left high school (ages 14-21) in the denominator.


How is Colorado doing on this indicator?

School Year % of Youth with IEPs Dropping Out of High School
SY 2017-18 22.13%
SY 2016-17 23.62%
SY 2015-16 23.02%
SY 2014-15 25.43%


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Miki Imura
Email Miki Imura
Phone: (303) 866-6976

Alyssa Ohleyer
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Phone: (303) 866-6308

Orla Bolger
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Phone: (303) 866-6896

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