Special Education (Minnesota State Evaluation Report)

Office of the Legislative Auditor, State of Minnesota
19 Mar, 2013

This March 2013 report from the Minnesota Office of the Legislative Auditor evaluates special education delivery in the state. The proportion of public school students receiving special education has increased from 11.9 percent in 2000 to 13.6 percent in 2011, with school district spending of state special education funds increasing 22 percent to $1.1 billion over the same period. The report includes information about special education cooperatives, the role of charter schools, funding trends, and compliance.