The End-of-Year Report is an annual data collection of personnel, exiting, and discipline data under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Data are collected and analyzed from all LEAs, Charter Schools and State-Operated Programs in North Carolina. A report is sent to WESTAT and the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) no later than November 1st.
The personnel data are North Carolina's counts of special education teachers and related services personnel providing special education and related services to children ages 3 through 21 on December 1 of each year. Counts of personnel are provided in full-time equivalents (FTE). The exiting data are North Carolina's counts of the number of students, ages 14 through 21, who exited special education during the school year by basis of exit and disability. The discipline data are North Carolina's counts of the number of students, ages 3 through 21, receiving special education and related services that were removed to interim alternative educational settings and the number of students with disabilities suspended or expelled more than 10 days. The discipline data are available for each disability category and for each racial/ethnic category.