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Searchable databases and software for reporting and retrieving special education related information.
California Special Education Reference
  • California Special Education Reference (CASER) External link opens in new window or tab. (Posted 22-Jan-2015)
    A word-searchable database of special education-related state and federal statutes and regulations, federal guidance documents, and editions of the Federal Register.
Nonpublic Schools/Agencies
Special Education Local Plans
  • Required components to comply with Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) as amended in 2004, accompanying regulations, and the California Education Code (Updated 21-Mar-2017)
California Administrative Hearings Database
California Special Education Management Information System (CASEMIS)
Special Education Enrollment Data
  • Annual Performance Report Measures (Updated 11-May-2017)
    Short summaries of special education program and student outcome data for California LEAs.
  • DataQuest
    Reports for accountability, enrollment, graduates, dropouts, course enrollments, staffing, English Learners, and test data.
  • CalEdFacts
    Provides statistics and information on a variety of subjects concerning education in California.
Questions: Special Education Division | specedinfoshare@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-4613 
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, May 31, 2017
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