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Co-Director, Everyone Graduates Center
School of Education, Johns Hopkins University State-by-State Four-Year Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate
(ACGR) for Students with Disabilities Source: Provisional Data File: SY2010-2011 Four-Year Regulatory Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rates, U.S. Dept. of Education, 2012 www.LD.org | Diplomas at Risk: A Critical Look at the Graduation Rate of Students with Learning Disabilities | 15 State-by-State Dropout Rates
for Students with SLD Dropping Out
The rate at which students with SLD drop out of school
also varies widely across states —from a high of 49 percent
in South Carolina to a low of seven percent in Hawaii.
Nationwide, the dropout rate is 19 percent.
Twenty-two states have dropout rates higher than the
In three states — Louisiana, Nevada, and South Carolina —
more students with SLD drop out than leave with a regular
See table on page 17 for additional state-level information. Getting a Certificate
Many states have policies that provide other types of
documents to be awarded to students wi...
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