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ERIC Number: ED366151
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Mar
Pages: 91
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Education Reform: A Step Forward or a Step Backward for Students with Learning Disabilities. Proceedings of a Symposium (Atlanta, Georgia, March 7-8, 1992).
Learning Disabilities Association of America, Pittsburgh, PA.
This proceedings document includes 11 papers presented at a 1992 symposium on the impact of current educational reform initiatives on students with learning disabilities. Preceding the papers is a summary of the outcomes of the symposium, which are enumerated in terms of questions generated, commonalities, unresolved topics, and next steps. Papers have the following titles and authors: "Education Reform: The Future Is a Continuation of Times Past" (Judith Schrag); "Education Reform: A Step Forward or a Step Backward for Individuals with Learning Disabilities" (La Nelle S. Gallagher); "Learner-Centered Psychological Principles: Guidelines for School Redesign and Reform" (Roy Martin); "Education Reform, Communication, and Learning Disabilities" (Diane Paul-Brown); "Statement on the Implications of Educational Reform on Individuals with Learning Disabilities" (Jean Lokerson); "School Reform Must Be a Step Forward for Students with Learning Disabilities" (Steve Kukic); "Difference--A Focus of Reform in Education" (William Ellis); "The School as a Quality Organization for All Students" (Jeffrey Schneider); "The School Board's Role in Educating Children with Special Needs" (Delores G. McGhee); "The Role of Teacher Education in the Educational Reform Movement" (Rosemary F. Bowler); and "The Special/Regular Education Integration Initiative for Students with Specific Learning Disabilities: Preliminary Findings from a Current Investigation of Program Change" (Cherry K. Houck). Some papers include references. (DB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Learning Disabilities Association of America, Pittsburgh, PA.