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However, each state is allowed to define the students
with disabilities (SWD) subgroup for the ACGR. For
example, some states may define the SWD subgroup
as: The ACGR is available for all students, by racial/
ethnic groups, and by special populations such
as students with disabilities, and provides a more
accurate picture of graduation than the leaver rate. n Only students who were SWDs at graduation; The ACGR is not available by the student’s disability
type. However, the ACGR for all students with
disabilities provides a more valid comparison
across states as well as the gaps within states. This
comparison shows significant variability in the rates
across states and the gaps within states as shown
on the table on page 14. n Only students who entered high school as a SWD and also exited as a SWD; n Anyone who was ever a SWD between entering high school and graduation;
n Or some other method.* This variation in definitions adds to the unreliability of
making comparisons acr...
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This document was uploaded on 02/28/2014.
- Spring '14