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Diploma Options, Graduation Requirements, and Exit Exams for Youth with Disabilities: 2011 National Study, NCEO Technical Report 62 www.LD.org | Diplomas at Risk: A Critical Look at the Graduation Rate of Students with Learning Disabilities | 19 High School Exit Exams
The requirement to pass an “exit exam” in order to
receive a regular diploma has been on the rise for
several years. According to the Center on Education
Policy’s 2012 annual report on state high school exit exams, 26 states currently have or will soon
implement an exit exam requirement (see map). A
sizable majority of students with SLD are educated in
states with exit exam requirements. States High School Exit Exam Policies, School Year 2011-2012 Source: State High School Exit Exams: A Policy in Transition, Center on Education Policy, Washington, D.C., 2012 20 | Diplomas at Risk: A Critical Look at the Graduation Rate of Students with Learning Disabilities | www.LD.org Some states use end-of-course exams rather
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This document was uploaded on 02/28/2014.
- Spring '14