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Unformatted text preview: st, if not all, states collect
these data but aggregate totals when reporting to the Department of Education. Therefore,
reporting disaggregated data is not an extra burden on states and could contribute
significantly to developing targeted improvement plans in states, districts, and schools.
of Education should
r Congress and the U.S. Departmentpost-school outcomescontinue to fund studies on the
graduation rate, dropout rate, and
of students with disabilities,
including access to and success in postsecondary education and meaningful employment. 24 | Diplomas at Risk: A Critical Look at the Graduation Rate of Students with Learning Disabilities | www.LD.org At the state level:
low graduation rates for students with disabilities and/or
r States withbetween all students and students with disabilities should significant graduation
closely examine the
diploma options, graduation requirements and exit exam policies that pertain to students
with disabilities. This report and other research suggests that offering multiple diploma
options may contribute to low numbers of students with disabilities earning a regular high
school diploma. r Sta...
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