ERIC Number: ED351807
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Meeting the Needs of Special Students: Legal, Ethical, and Practical Ramifications. Successful Schools: Guidebooks to Effective Educational Leadership. Volume 6.
Johnson, Lawrence J.; Bauer, Anne M.
Information for helping administrators meet the needs of special-education students is provided in this guidebook. The first two chapters explore statutes and case law regarding special education students and programming. Chapter 3 describes common issues in special programs, among which are questions of confidentiality and privacy, discipline, evaluation, language and medical issues, and provisions for gifted children. Ways to create opportunities for students to succeed in the regular classroom are described in chapter 4, and chapter 5 offers suggestions for helping students change inappropriate behavior through building a supportive school environment. The sixth chapter provides examples of and solutions for students who challenge the system in grades 1, 3, 4, 6, 9, and 11. Strategies for collaborating with teachers are presented in the final chapter. References accompany the chapters. (LMI)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Administrators, Behavior Problems, Collegiality, Compliance (Legal), Court Litigation, Discipline, Elementary Secondary Education, Legal Responsibility, School Administration, Special Education, Special Needs Students
Corwin Press, Inc., P.O. Box 2526, Newbury Park, CA 91319-8526 (Stock No. D2031-6021-2; $13 prepaid plus $2 handling charge). Also available as part of a 10-volume set (Stock No. D2031-6031-X; $99).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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