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Unformatted text preview: ionwide, the rate
is 68 percent.
Seventeen states offer only a
regular diploma. The number
of diplomas and other options
available to students with
disabilities, in addition to a
regular diploma, ranges from
one to six across the states.
However, most states make
allowances for students with
disabilities to receive a regular
diploma, such as:
n reducing the number of credits required to obtain a regular
n substituting alternative courses,
n lowering performance criteria,
n granting extensions,
n using the student’s Individualized Education
Program (IEP) to set terms for
Only 2 states (Arizona and
Oregon) indicate that they allow
no exceptions to graduation
requirements for students with
Sources: www.IDEAdata.org, IDEA Part B Exiting, State-Level Data Files, 2010-2011
Diploma Options, Graduation Requirements, and Exit Exams for Youth with Disabilities:
2011 National Study, NCEO Technical Report 62
Note: Utah has been excluded from this analysis due...
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