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Unformatted text preview: to quality concerns about data. 10 | Diplomas at Risk: A Critical Look at the Graduation Rate of Students with Learning Disabilities | www.LD.org While 17 states fall below the nationwide rate of 68
percent, half of all students with SLD in the country
are educated in these states. More than 12,000 additional students with SLD would
have received a regular diploma in 2011 if these 17
states had graduated students at the nationwide rate
(see table below for state-by-state information). Potential Additional Graduates in States Below All States Rate Sources: www.IDEAdata.org, IDEA Part B Exiting, State-Level Data Files, 2010-2011 www.LD.org | Diplomas at Risk: A Critical Look at the Graduation Rate of Students with Learning Disabilities | 11 The map below depicts how states compare to
the nationwide rate of graduation with a regular
diploma. Thirteen states and the District of Columbia
have a graduation rate more than 10 points below
the nationwide rate of 68 percent. These are predominantly southe...
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