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Use of Individualized Learning Plans: A Promising Practice for Driving College and Career Efforts

March 8, 2018 Publication

This report summarizes the findings of a five-year research study commissioned by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) to determine whether individualized learning plans (ILPs) should be considered a promising college and career readiness practice and whether and how youth with disabilities are participating in these efforts. Two overarching patterns emerged during the course of the multi-study effort: 1) ILPs share a common set of characteristics, and 2) ILPs are increasingly understood to be the lynchpin tool for linking the twin goals of college readiness and career readiness.

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