The information contained in the child count reports is collected each year and represents a count of Minnesota children and youth, ages birth through 21, who are eligible for and receiving special education and related services. This count is completed through the Minnesota Automated Reporting Student System (MARSS). It is reported to the U.S. Department of Education and provides the most basic and useful information regarding special education demographics in Minnesota.
Child count reports include data by age, disability, and federal instructional setting.
Special Education Instructions on Reporting Child Count - 9/12/18