Public Policy, School Reform, and Special Education: A Practical Guide for Every Teacher
  • Public Policy, School Reform, and Special Education: A Practical Guide for Every Teacher
  • Public Policy, School Reform, and Special Education: A Practical Guide for Every Teacher

Public Policy, School Reform, and Special Education: A Practical Guide for Every Teacher

by James E. Ysseldyke, Bob Algozzine
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412938996

ISBN-13: 9781412938990

Pub. Date: 03/28/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Case studies illustrate how social, political, and economic factors affect special education practices and the distribution of limited resources to students with special needs.

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Case studies illustrate how social, political, and economic factors affect special education practices and the distribution of limited resources to students with special needs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412938990
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/28/2006
Series:
Practical Approach to Special Education for Every Teacher Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
104
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

About A Practical Approach to Special Education for Every Teacher
Acknowledgements
About the Authors
Self-Assessment I
Introduction to Public Policy, School Reform, and Special Education
1.What Factors Drive Special Education?
Social Values
Political Factors
Economic Factors
2.What Should Every Teacher Know About School Reform?
National Education Goals
REI and Inclusion
Goals 2000
National Standards
Opportunity-to-Learn Standards
School Restructuring
Impact of Reform on Special Education
3.Public Policy and School Reform in Perspective
Impact of Laws on Special Education
Current Reforms
Importance of Teacher Training
The Future of Special Education
Closing Comments and Parting Thoughts
4. What Have We Learned?
Key Points
Key Vocabulary
Self-Assessment II
Answer Key for Self-Assessments
On Your Own
Resources
Books
Journals & Articles
Organizationa
References
Index

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