The Difference Between a Diploma and Certificate
A grid that explains the challenges, difference and limitations of choosing either a high school diploma or a certificate of completion. https://www.understood.org/en/school-learning/choosing-starting-school/leaving-high-school/the-difference-between-a-high-school-diploma-and-a-certificate-of-completion
SWIFT Education Center
SWIFT is a national technical assistance center that builds whole system – state, district, school and community – capacity to provide academic and behavioral support to improve outcomes for all students.
SWIFT offers resources including Webinars, Assessment Tools, films and research briefs and resources to support districts and educators on topics such as Multi-tiered system of support, Universal Design of Learning and inclusion strategies.
NDSS advocates for education laws and policies that uphold the rights of individuals with Down syndrome to receive a free and appropriate public education in the least restrictive setting, promote principles and practices designed to improve educational outcomes for students with Down syndrome, protect the safety and dignity of students with Down syndrome and support the development of high quality postsecondary programs for students with Intellectual disabilities.
Information on inclusive legislation, resources, webinars and other resources are available
Improving learning, healthy development and equity in schools and communities, West Ed is a nonpartisan, nonprofit research, development and service agency working with education and other communities through the US in order to improve education and other important outcomes for children, youth and adults. West Ed staff meet the needs of their clients and customers through research, evaluation, professional development, technical assistance, policy analysis and other support, including to online access to professional development, research and evaluation, technical assistance and resources.