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Westat to lead resource center on equity in special education

October 12, 2023

Via: K-12 Dive

Westat, a research and professional services company, will lead a new technical assistance center to address data quality for significant disproportionality in special education, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services announced Thursday.

The five-year contract to help states with collecting, reporting, analyzing and using data about racial disparities in special education totals $14.5 million. The center is called the Data Center for Addressing Significant Disproportionality.

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