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Students With Special Needs Face Double-Digit Achievement Gaps

June 09, 2015

A new report finds that students with disabilities are faring far worse on standardized tests than their typically-developing peers. Scores for kids with disabilities ranged from 32 to 41 percentage points below those for other students on state assessments during the 2012-2013 school year, according to findings from the National Center on Educational Outcomes at the University of Minnesota. For the report, researchers combed websites for all 50 states, the District of Columbia and 10 other areas including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. To read more, click here

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