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Graduation Rates Rise For Students With Disabilities

October 29, 2015

The majority of states are reporting improvement in their graduation rates for students with disabilities. Preliminary data released this week by the U.S. Department of Education indicates that graduation rates for children with disabilities increased in 34 states for the 2013-2014 school year. At the same time, most states also saw their overall graduation rates rise, the agency said. "The hard work of America's educators, families, communities and students is paying off, particularly after several years of intense work by educators transitioning to new, higher standards," said U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. To read more, click here

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