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ERIC Number: ED016546
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 19
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FOLLOW-UP CONFERENCE ON SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES IN SPARSELY POPULATED AREAS. FINAL REPORT.
HENSLEY, GENE
A CONFERENCE FOR 13 WESTERN STATE DIRECTORS OF SPECIAL EDUCATION WAS HELD IN HELENA, MONTANA, MAY 31 - JUNE 2, 1967. THE OBJECTIVES OF THIS CONFERENCE WERE--(1) TO STIMULATE RESEARCH ACTIVITIES FOR EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN IN WESTERN STATE DEPARTMENTS OF EDUCATION, (2) TO PROVIDE A FOLLOW-UP OF THE NATIONAL RESEARCH CONFERENCE ON SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES IN REMOTE AREAS, (3) TO STIMULATE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF INNOVATIVE PROGRAM MODELS REPORTED IN THE NATIONAL RESEARCH CONFERENCE REPORT, AND (4) TO PROVIDE BETTER UTILIZATION OF BUDGETED FUNDS AND MORE COMPLETE REALIZATION OF THE GOALS AND OBJECTIVE OF THE ORIGINAL PROPOSAL (DENVER RESEARCH CONFERENCE). DISCUSSION GROUPS FOCUSED ON THE FOLLOWING TOPICS AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP TO SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS--ADMINISTRATION ORGANIZATION, FINANCIAL PATTERNS, PERSONNEL PROBLEMS, AND SUPPORTIVE SERVICES. PARTICIPANTS CONCLUDED THAT THE CONFERENCE PROVIDED OPPORTUNITIES FOR CONSIDERATION OF RESEARCH PROBLEMS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION AND A DELINEATION OF THOSE PROBLEMS DIRECTLY RELATED TO SPARSELY SETTLED AREAS WHICH HAVE REGIONAL SIGNIFICANCE IN THE WEST. (ES)
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Authoring Institution: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, Boulder, CO.
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