Each year, NTACT:C (and before that, NTACT) has analyzed and summarized the data for the IDEA Part B Indicators: 1 (Graduation Rate), 2 (Dropout Rate), 13 (Secondary Transition), and 14 (Post-School Outcomes). These analyses are combined with the data analyses and reports of the other IDEA Part B Indicators that are completed by other centers and entities (see the Table …
MOVE: A Mentoring and Self-Determination Initiative for African American Males with Disabilities
The Virginia Department of Education, in conjunction with I’m Determined, hosts MOVE, a three-day summit on a Virginia college campus, welcoming African-American males with disabilities and their families. To put research into practice, MOVE’s model includes: leadership by youth with disabilities, African-American male leaders and mentors, and parent training MOVE strives to empower African-American males with disabilities to overcome barriers, …
Locating and Re-Engaging Secondary Students with Disabilities
Designed primarily for school building administrators and educators, this resource provides research-based strategies and resources to locate and support school-leavers to return and work toward graduation. The evidence-based strategies for re-engaging and supporting students with disabilities and their families through school completion were informed by the following research: National Dropout Prevention Center for Students with Disabilities (2011); Rumberger et al., …
Risk Calculator Tool to Assess & Address Dropout
Students who drop out of high school generally have outcomes that are poorer than their peer who complete school. As a result, it is in everyone’s best interest to identify students who are at risk of dropping out early in their school careers and provide them the interventions and supports that will help them stay in school and succeed there. …
Using the System of SPP Indicators for State Improvement
The purpose of collecting data on the various SPP Indicators is to assist states in monitoring implementation of IDEA and improving programs for school-age children with disabilities in the state.
The Transition Gradebook is a locally served database application that records transition-related activities.
Graduation and Dropout Rate Calculator
A tool to calculate student graduation and dropout rates.
Status of State Defined Alternate Diplomas in 2018-19
Summarizes the status of alternate diplomas of eight states.
School Completion Toolkit
Find resources to assist schools in efforts to improve graduation rates and reduce dropout rates of students with disabilities.
Decreasing Dropout Rates for Minority Male Youth with Disabilities from Culturally and Ethnically Diverse Backgrounds
Explores the nature of the dropout rates among three ethnicities (American Indian, African American, and Latino) and strategies to improve graduation rates.
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