36th Annual Report to Congress on the Implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 2014

National News
Spring 2015

Department of Education LogoThe U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) is required to report annually on the progress made toward the provision of a free appropriate public education to all children with disabilities and the provision of early intervention services to infants and toddlers with disabilities. OSEP's 36th Annual Report to Congress (2014) is now available online. National and state-level exhibits about infants and toddlers, children, and students with disabilities served under IDEA Part C and Part B are based on data collected from July 2011 through December 2012. In addition, the report provides summaries of:

 · Findings and determinations resulting from OSEP reviews of state implementation of IDEA
 · Special education research conducted under Part E of the Education Services Reform Act of 2002
 · National special education studies and evaluations conducted under IDEA section 664(a) and (c), and extent and progress of assessment of national activities related to determining the effectiveness of IDEA and   improving its implementation.

The 36th Annual Report to Congress (2014) is available at http://www2.ed.gov/about/reports/annual/osep/2014/parts-b-c/36th-idea-arc.pdf

 Previous editions of the Annual Report to Congress are also available at http://www2.ed.gov/about/reports/annual/osep/index.html