TABLE 2-A2 1997 Comparison of States by Highest Risk (RI) and Composition (CI) Indices for Hispanic Students in the Category of Mental Retardation

State

RI

CI

White RI for State

Highest RI

Nebraska

2.43%

5.52%

1.95%

Iowa

2.19%

2.08%

2.58%

Ohio

2.16%

1.43%

2.34%

Hawaii

2.06%

3.44%

6.78%

Highest CI

New Mexico

0.81%

51.97%

0.56%

California

0.50%

43.50%

0.40%

Arizona

1.02%

34.94%

0.69%

Texas

0.72%

34.85%

0.60%

TABLE 2-A3 1997 Comparison of States by Highest Risk (RI) and Composition (CI) Indices for Black Students in the Category of Learning Disabilities

State

RI

CI

White RI for State

Highest RI

Delaware

11.84%

43.72%

6.75%

New Mexico

9.99%

3.06%

6.83%

Nevada

9.61%

14.92%

6.19%

Alabama

9.47%

30.63%

5.79%

Highest CI

District of Columbia

5.34%

90.97%

3.94%

Mississippi

6.83%

56.76%

5.15%

Louisiana

6.65%

53.83%

4.26%

South Carolina

4.96%

43.29%

5.03%



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