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What Parents Can Do NOW: Preparing for Changes to Virginia's Diploma Options (PEATC: Virginia Diploma Issue Brief #2)


For Virginia's special education students, diploma options are changing. The Modified Standard diploma is no longer an option for students entering the ninth grade (or younger) in the 2013-2014 school year.


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