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Note: Utah has been excluded from this analysis due to quality concerns about data. www.LD.org | Diplomas at Risk: A Critical Look at the Graduation Rate of Students with Learning Disabilities | 17 DIPLOMAS and
Other Exit Options
T he 2011 National Study of State Diploma Options,
Graduation Requirements and Exit Exams
conducted by the National Center on Educational
Outcomes documented the variation across states
in the ways students with disabilities may exit high
school. Information on these options was collected in
a survey of states between May 2010 and May 2011.
Thirty-four states offer multiple high school exit
options for students with disabilities, including those
with SLD. A comparison of the graduation rate of
students with SLD in the 2010-2011 school year and
the number and type of options available to students
with disabilities indicates that, at least in some instances, the more options offered to students in fact
results in fewer high school graduate...
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