Unformatted text preview: ding students with disabilities. However, the
increased rigor of these new standards poses challenges for students who receive special
education services and could result in even fewer graduates. 8 | Diplomas at Risk: A Critical Look at the Graduation Rate of Students with Learning Disabilities | www.LD.org STATE-BY-STATE: Graduating, Dropping Out,
Getting a Certificate
How these rates are calculated.
The rates for each state and nationwide (all states
and the District of Columbia) at which students
with Specific Learning Disabilities exit school with
a regular high school diploma, a certificate, or by
dropping out were calculated using the IDEA Part B
Exiting Data for 2010-2011 available at https://www.
The IDEA Part B Exiting data are the only data
that show how students exit high school by type of
disability. It includes only students eligible to receive
special education and related services under the
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) at...
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