ERIC Number: ED335818
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Integrating Exceptional Students into the Mainstream: A Background Paper.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Education Response Centre.
This paper reviews the concept of integration, identifies present practices in Alberta (Canada), and describes related issues and trends. Terms are clarified, current initiatives are outlined, the effectiveness of integration is discussed, and the legal and judicial context is examined. The North American experience with integration is briefly explored, and models for integration are presented, along with effective practices, cost implications, and implications for the future. Appendixes list programs for exceptional students and note limitations of integration research. (Includes 27 references.) (JDD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Education Response Centre.