Special Education Career Fact Sheets

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The information below is from the latest U.S. Census Report. This information is derived from the 2000 Census and includes statistical data on special education careers.

  • Special Education Vacancies, 1999-2000
  • Comparison of Funded Special Education Teaching Positions and Number of Children Receiving Special Education Services, 1990-1999
  • Demand for Special Education Teachers, 1990-2010
  • Special Education Teachers: Certified and Uncertified, 1998-99
  • Number of Children Receiving Special Education Services, 1990-2000
  • Percentage of Public School Teachers Who Taught Elementary Grades with an Undergraduate or Graduate Certification Major and In Their Main Assignment Field, 1999-2000
  • Percent of Special Education Teachers by Racial Group-pdf file
  • Percent of Students Ages 3-21 in Special Education by Race/Ethnicity
  • Percent of Public Elementary and Secondary Students by Race/Ethnicity-pdf file 
  • Special Educator Preparation
  • Distribution of OSEP Personnel Preparation Grants (map)
  • Special Education Completors by State, Race, and Gender 1997
  • Special Education Completors by Category 1997
  • Special Education Degrees Conferred, 1997-98
  • Undergraduate Enrollment in Special Education Personnel Preparation Programs
  • Educator Recruitment and Retention
  • Recruitment Strategies Used by Administrators, 1999-2000