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Unformatted text preview: shown in the National Center
for Learning Disabilities report on high school graduation rates, students
with specific learning disabilities are among the groups for which progress
needs to be greatly accelerated in order for the nation to reach its goal of
high school graduation for all. The report also demonstrates that students
with learning disabilities can graduate from high school with regular
diplomas at high levels. The fact, that some states have close to 90 percent
graduation rates for students with learning disabilities stands as a clear
challenge to the greater number of states where graduation rates are as
low as 25 percent. Not only must we do better, but clearly we can.
This report takes a critical initial step in showing how — by providing the
first comprehensive review and accounting of high school graduation rates
for students with learning disabilities. It also documents how states vary in
their expectations for these students and the measures they use to gauge
progress. Together, t...
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- Spring '14