Unformatted text preview: ould limit multiple diploma options because it can lead to fewer students with disabilities graduating
with a regular diploma.
n State and federal law needs to include incentives for states to respond to the large variation in graduation
rates of students with SLD across states – from 25
percent to 91 percent. www.LD.org | Diplomas at Risk: A Critical Look at the Graduation Rate of Students with Learning Disabilities | 3 Diplomas at Risk: A Critical Look at the Graduation
Rate of Students with Learning Disabilities Foreword
In the 21st century the cost of dropping out to an individual and society is
very high. Simply put, there is no work to support a family for young adults
without a high school diploma. That is why it is imperative that all students
graduate from high school prepared for college and career. The good news
is that after decades of decline and stagnation high school graduation
rates are rising. The bad news is progress has been uneven across states
and across groups of students. As is clearly...
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- Spring '14
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