LDA Legislative News – May 2015

Grad Rate for Students with Disabilities Still Lags According to the 2015 Building a Grad Nation report, students with disabilities graduated high school in 2012-13 at a rate 20 percentage points below the national average.  While this is an increase of 2.9 points since 2010-11, this is still a startling gap when most students with disabilities, including students with specific learning disabilities, are in the regular classroom being taught the general education curriculum.   Produced annually for the last six years by the Alliance for Excellent Education, America’s Promise Alliance, Civic Enterprises, and the Everyone Graduates Center (Johns Hopkins University),… Read More »