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Special Education Data

Retiring Delay Code 61

Delay Code 61 - "COVID-19 School Closure" will be retired effective with the 2022-2023 School Year. For further details please read the Retiring Delay Code 61 Communication

State of Colorado Special Education Data

Section 618 of IDEA requires states to report to the Secretary of Education and the public on the equity of services provided under IDEA for various subgroups. The data reports below summarize Colorado’s annual data submissions to the Secretary of Education:

Child Count and Educational Environment

Disciplinary Removals of Children with Disabilities

Participation and Achievement in the State Assessments

Maintenance of Effort (MOE) and Coordinated Early Intervention Services (CEIS)

To learn about Colorado's special education data in comparison to other states or nations, please visit IDEA Data Center's Interactive Public Reporting Engine (will open a new webpage)

Administrative Units Special Education Data

Some of the state-level special education data posted above are disaggregated at the Administrative Unit level:

Child Count and Educational Environment

Disciplinary Removals of Children with Disabilities

Students with Disabilities Compared to Total Enrollment

For years prior to what is shown above, please visit the Special Education Data Reports Archive.

The Colorado Department of Education (CDE) publicly reports data in a number of topic areas. Data that is not publicly available may be requested by the process delineated on the CDE Data Requests webpage.

For more information, contact:

Gloria Durosko
Supervisor, Data and Monitoring Liaison
Email Gloria Durosko
Phone: (720) 822-5102

Orla Bolger
Special Education Data Analyst
Email Orla Bolger
Phone: (720) 921-0524

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