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Unformatted text preview: rn and western states. Fifteen
states are within 10 points of the nationwide rate
while 21 states have a graduation rate that exceeds
the nationwide rate by more than 10 points. How States Compare to Nationwide Graduation Rate
for Students with SLD Source: www.IDEAdata.org, IDEA Part B Exiting, State-Level Data Files, 2010-2011
Note: Utah has been excluded from this analysis due to quality concerns about data. 12 | Diplomas at Risk: A Critical Look at the Graduation Rate of Students with Learning Disabilities | www.LD.org INTRODUCING:
New Four-Year Adjusted
Cohort Graduation Rate
In 2008 the U.S. Department of Education issued
a federal regulation requiring all states to calculate
high school graduation using the same uniform
method. Known as the Four-Year Adjusted Cohort
Graduation Rate (ACGR), this new rate was first
reported by states for the 2010-2011 school year,
available at http://www2.ed.gov/documents/pressreleases/state-2010-11-graduation-rate-data.pdf. The ACGR is a significant new source of information
on the graduation rate of students wi...
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