How tougher Mich. standards are affecting students with special needs

09/13/2011 | Battle Creek Enquirer (Mich.)

Parents and educators in Michigan are watching closely to gauge the impact of tough new graduation requirements on students who have special needs. The Michigan Merit Curriculum, which took effect in 2006-07, added new course requirements and higher academic standards beginning with the class of 2011, including students in special education. Some educators say the requirements have had a positive effect on students, while others say it is resulting in fewer students with special needs earning high-school diplomas.

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