Modified diplomas offered for Oregon students with disabilities

02/10/2010 | Corvallis Gazette-Times (Ore.)

High-school diplomas with modified requirements for students with documented disabilities are being used in Oregon schools. One option allows students with disabilities to take modified courses to meet the state's standard 24-credit requirement, while another option allows students to earn a diploma with just 12 credits, including those received in life-skills classes. The diploma alternatives are meant to provide a meaningful measurement of academic achievement for students with autism, dyslexia and other special needs.

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