Factors Associated with
Higher Developmental Ratings by Grade 3

  • Integration of preschool special education programs and services

  • Provision during preschool special education of Related Services Only (primarily speech therapy, occupational therapy and physical therapy)

  • Greater intensity of (how much, how often) special education services provided in grades K-3

  • Need Resource Capacity of school district

    • on some but not all outcome measures, low need district students scored better than high need district students

Preliminary summary of findings
Source: independent research by MGT of America, Inc.


Statewide, Oct. 3, 2007