*Breakdown of special education revenue:
- 56% state aid
- 11% federal aid
- 33% school district
*Of 45 Minnesota statutes studied, that specifically govern special education, 19 contain at least one provision that exceeds federal requirements.
*Nearly 75% of the 57 Minnesota rules analyzed, contained provisions that exceed federal requirements.
*Between FY 2000-2011, the school districts cross-subsidy increased 40% in 2011 dollars adjusted for inflation.
*MDE reported 84.3 FTE, (21% of all staff) work at the department on special education.
*In FY11, nearly 19,000, or 17%, of all K-12 special education students attended school outside their resident district.