Policymakers should consider career and technical education programs as a viable option for improving outcomes of students with disabilities because they often thrive under such programs, education researchers Todd Grindal, Shaun M. Dougherty and Thomas Hehir write in this blog post. They highlight a recent report by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education that showed students with disabilities had a 70% higher chance of graduating from career and technical education programs than traditional high schools.

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