ERIC Number: ED417529
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Mar-23
Reference Count: N/A
Interim Alternative Educational Settings for Students with Disabilities Involved in Disciplinary Actions. Policy Forum Report.
National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Alexandria, VA.
This document is the report of a policy forum on interim alternative educational settings for students with disabilities involved in disciplinary actions. The report summarizes outcomes of discussions on the following topics: (1) purpose and goals of the interim alternative educational setting; (2) components of interim alternative educational settings required by the 1997 amendments of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (Sec. 615 (k)); (3) components/features of effective alternative programs; (4) interagency collaboration; (5) family participation; (6) policy issues/concerns and how to address them; and (7) funding considerations and possible solutions. Appendices, which comprise half of the document, include: the policy forum agenda; a list of strategies used by effective classroom managers to create classroom climates that prevent discipline problems; a list of the 10 most common discipline strategies; models and techniques that focus on correction of misbehavior; and papers on the effect of suspension-expulsion on students with disabilities, disciplining students with disabilities, and school psychology and behavioral interventions. (CR)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Behavior Problems, Classroom Techniques, Disabilities, Discipline, Discipline Policy, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Expulsion, Family Involvement, Nontraditional Education, Prevention, Program Costs, Program Effectiveness, Program Implementation, Special Schools, Student Placement, Suspension
Project FORUM, National Association of State Directors of Special Education, 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 320, Alexandria, VA 22314.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Alexandria, VA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments 1997