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:

    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:
    421,151
    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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