Unformatted text preview: the time of leaving school. Students who transferred
to general education, or moved and were known to continue their education are not included in the
calculation. Definitionally, graduating with a regular
diploma means receiving a high school diploma
identical to that which students without disabilities
This calculation is often called a “Leaver Rate.”
The leaver rate generally would result in a higher
graduation rate and lower dropout rate than other
types of calculations, such as the Four-Year Adjusted
Cohort Graduation Rate discussed on page 13.
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 | 9 State-by-State Graduation Rates
for Students with SLD Graduating
The rate at which students
with SLD leave high school
with a regular diploma varies
dramatically across states —
from a high of 91 percent in
Minnesota to a low of 25 percent
in Nevada. Nat...
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- Spring '14