ERIC Number: ED413709
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Publications of the School-Linked Services Integration Research Project.
Kansas Univ., Lawrence.
This compilation of publications from the School-Linked Service Integration Research Project focuses on integrated services and includes the following papers: (1) "New Community Schools: Issues for Families in Three Streams of Reform" (Wayne Sailor), describes issues in special education reform, general education reform, and school/health services reform; (2) "Services Integration: Parent Empowerment through School/Community Partnerships (Wayne Sailor), reviews barriers to services integration and solutions; (3) "American Education in the Postmodern Era" (Wayne Sailor), discusses the transformation from modern to postmodern rationality in our schools; (4) "Family Participation in New Community Schools" (Wayne Sailor and others), addresses the importance of family support within educational policy developments; (5) "New Structures and Systems Change for Comprehensive Positive Behavioral Support" (Wayne Sailor), describes positive behavioral support for students with severe behavior disorders in inclusive settings; (6) "Voice Collaboration and Inclusion: Democratic Themes in Educational and Social Reform Initiatives" (Thomas M. Skrtic and others), argues that, far more than a new special education service delivery model, inclusion is the emerging cultural logic of the 21st century; (7) "School-Linked Services Integration: Crisis and Opportunity in the Transition to Postmodern Society" (Thomas M. Skrtic and Wayne Sailor), considers the implications of the school-linked services integration reform movement for professional practice and discourse in the fields of special and remedial education, as well as for the broader political goal of democratic transformation in America; (8) "Para Las Familias: An Example of An Independent Policy Reform Model" (Martin H. Gerry and Henry M. Levin), describes a model demonstration program for children and their families in low-income neighborhoods; and (9) "Service Integration and Beyond: Implications for Lawyers and Their Training" (Martin H. Gerry). (Each chapter includes references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Behavior Modification, Change Strategies, Cooperative Programs, Demonstration Programs, Disabilities, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Involvement, Family Needs, Family School Relationship, Inclusive Schools, Integrated Services, Lawyers, Mainstreaming, Parent Empowerment, School Community Programs
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Kansas Univ., Lawrence.