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n Three percent expected not to earn a diploma n Remediation available to students failing the Parents Said: exam
n Use of different tests and/or passing scores for students with disabilities
n Accommodations allowed during test-taking (eight states allow the use of non-approved
accommodations* while 12 states do not)
As with diploma options and graduation
requirements, this exit exam variability across
states can be a contributing factor to the rate
at which students with SLD leave school with
a regular diploma. n 59 percent expected their child to graduate with a regular diploma
n 10 percent felt their child probably or definitely would not leave school with
a regular diploma Sources:
Wagner, M., Newman, L., Cameto, R., Levine, P., and Marder, C.
(2007). Perceptions and Expectations of Youth With Disabilities. A
Special Topic Report of Findings From the National Longitudinal
Transition Study-2 (NLTS2) (NCSER 2007-3006). Menlo Park, CA:
NLTS2 Wave 1 (200...
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