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Special Populations

Special populations, as defined by Perkins V are:

  • Individuals with disabilities

  • Individuals from economically disadvantaged families, including low-income youth and adults

  • Individuals preparing for nontraditional fields

  • Single parents, including single pregnant women

  • Out-of-workforce individuals

  • Homeless individuals

  • Youth who are in, or have aged out of, the foster care system

  • Youth with a parent who is a member of the armed forces and is on active duty

  • Individuals with other barriers to educational achievement, including individuals with limited English proficiency

Below are a variety of resources for all special population groups

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