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Unformatted text preview: isabilities. They are: dramatically for students with specific learning disabilities, these students remain at significant risk of not graduating with a regular diploma. n Schools make decisions as early as elementary school that can take students off track for a regular diploma. n States with a policy to offer multiple diplomas can result in fewer students with SLD graduating. n The Four-Year Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate is a critical accountability tool for ensuring students with disabilities are on track to graduate with a regular diploma. n The vast majority (88 percent) of students with specific learning disabilities expect to graduate with a regular high school diploma. n Maintaining and improving the current requirement to use the Four-Year Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate (ACGR) is critical to improving graduation rates for students with SLD. ACGR for students with disabilities should be analyzed by disability type for additional information. n Congress and the U.S. Department of Education should incorporate the use of the ACGR into all monitoring and compliance activities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education...
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