Considerations for Developing State-Defined Alternate Diplomas for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities

Description

This Brief describes the criteria that must be met for a State-defined alternate diploma to meet federal requirements for inclusion in the Title I Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate (ACGR). It includes considerations for states contemplating the development of a State-defined alternate diploma, and recommends steps for those deciding to adopt a State-defined alternate diploma.

Details

Date
November 2016 
Type
Brief 
Contact
Michael L Moore moore031@umn.edu or +1 612-626-0546
Publisher
National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO)
Collaborators
National Technical Assistance Center on Transition

Topics

  • Educational accountability and assessment
    • Graduation requirements
      • Students with Disabilities