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Reports on Hard of Hearing and Deafness

13-33B-10. Reporting criteria specific to language and literacy development.
Before August 1, 2020, the department shall establish reporting criteria, using existing data reported in compliance with the federally required state performance plan on students with disabilities, that is specific to language and literacy development of deaf and hard-of-hearing children from birth to five years of age, inclusive.

Beginning on July 1, 2021, in conjunction with the department's annual collection of data on children with disabilities served, the department shall also annually report the number of enrolled students from birth to age twenty-one, regardless of disability status, who have a documented hearing loss of thirty-five decibels or more, unaided unilaterally or bilaterally.