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The Maryland State Department of Education Division of Early Intervention and Special Education Services.

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TOGETHER, WE ACCELERATE

a strategic plan to narrow the gap for all students with disabilities

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OUR MISSION is to close existing gaps between children with disabilities and their non-disabled peers and ensure that all students will be ready for school, achieve in school, and be prepared for college, career, and community living.

TOGETHER, WE ADVANCE

our impact

68%

of 3rd graders who received early intervention no longer need special education.

7.5%

increase rate for graduation and the graduation gap narrowed by 5.2% over 4 years.

58%

enrolled in higher education or competitive employment (an increase of 3.5% over 2 years).

TOGETHER, WE RISE

special education in the community

assistive technology in the community

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TOGETHER, WE EXPLORE

key division resources

Special Education Policy and Funding

Special Education Policy and Funding

Higher Education and Research

Higher Education and Research

Student, Family, and Community Partnerships

Student, Family, and Community Partnerships

State and Local Partnerships

State and Local Partnerships

Technical Assistance Bulletins

Technical Assistance Bulletins

TOGETHER, WE EMPOWER

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