What Every Principal Needs to Know About Special Education / Edition 2
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What Every Principal Needs to Know About Special Education / Edition 2

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by Margaret J. McLaughlin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412964164

ISBN-13: 9781412964166

Pub. Date: 09/17/2008

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Lead effective special education programs that promote student achievement!

Updated to address recent federal mandates, this new edition of the best-selling guide helps principals navigate accountability requirements and build high-quality special education programs. New information enables educational administrators to:

  • Address requirements of

Overview

Lead effective special education programs that promote student achievement!

Updated to address recent federal mandates, this new edition of the best-selling guide helps principals navigate accountability requirements and build high-quality special education programs. New information enables educational administrators to:

  • Address requirements of NCLB and the 2004 reauthorization of IDEA, including standards-based individualized education programs
  • Ensure that special education students can appropriately access the general curriculum
  • Understand standardized testing options and accommodations to comply with federal law
  • Support accurate identification and eligibility decisions, including Response to Intervention procedures
  • Promote positive behavior and encourage family involvement

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412964166
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/17/2008
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
120
Sales rank:
169,388
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.29(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction: What Every Principal Needs to Know About Special Education
Five Things Every Principal Needs to Know About Special Education
Section I. Creating Quality Special Education: Understanding the Basics of Special Education
What Is an Appropriate Education?
The IEP
The Least Restrictive Environment
Who Is Eligible for Special Education?
Procedural Safeguards – “The Law in Special Education”
Other Important Laws Affecting Students With Disabilities
Legal Issues and Assessing Students With Disabilities
Other Federal Disability Laws
Understanding the Differences Among Federal, State, and Local Special Education Requirements
Section II. Creating Quality Special Education: The Foundations
A New Model of Special Education
Access to the General Education Curriculum
Understanding Accommodations
Developing Standards-Based IEPs
Promoting Positive Behavior or How to Avoid the Discipline Problem
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
Building Strong Parent and Family Connections
Section III. Creating Quality Special Education: The Context
Adopt Evidence-Based Practices
What Are Evidenced-Based Practices?
The Importance of Using Published Research
Quality of Evidence
Data-Based Decision Making
Creating Shared Responsibility for Students With Disabilities
Collaboration Between General and Special Educators
Section IV. Summary
Glossary
References
Index

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