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Students with disabilities are graduating from high school at higher rates
A group of graduates dressed in purple cap and cape stand on stageFederal officials say that the number of students with disabilities that are graduating high school is improving. Though still below average, it is encouraging to see the trend improving.

• In 2012-2013, 62% of students with a disability earned their diploma
• The rates differ between different states with Mississippi being the lowest with only 22.5% graduating
• The highest graduation rate for students with disabilities was in Arkansas with nearly 80%

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Graduation Rates Inch Up for Students with Disabilities

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