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  • AFC Comments on Graduation Participation for Students with Disabilities Receiving Non-Diploma Credentials

    AFC submitted public comment to the New York State Education Department on a proposed amendment to the regulation about the right of students with disabilities receiving SACC and CDOS credentials to participate in graduation ceremonies and activities. We urged NYSED to require schools to inform families that these students have the right to stay in school through age 21 or until they earn a diploma, regardless of their participation in graduation activities.

    Dec 3, 2018

    Two teenagers walk up the steps of a school, arms around one another. (Image by Freepik)
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