ERIC Number: ED439559
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Every Single Student: A PEER Resource Manual on Standards-Based Education and Students with Disabilities.
Landau, Julia K., Ed.; Romano, Carolyn A., Ed.; Vohs, Janet R., Ed.
This manual covers thirteen different topics relevant to the education of students with disabilities in the era of educational reform and standards-based education. Sections include: (1) "Raising Standards of Learning: and Students with and Standards-Based Education Students with Disabilities" (Janet R. Vohs, Julia K. Landau, and Carolyn Romano); (2) "Curriculum and Instruction: Key Strategies To Promote Equity and Excellence" (Cheryl M. Jorgensen); (3) "Accommodations: Examples from State Assessment Policies" (Julia K. Landau, Janet K. Vohs, and Sue Cusak); (4) "Assessment: A Key Component of Education Reform" (Martha L. Thurlow); (5) "Participation of Students with Disabilities in Education Reform: The Legal Basis" (PEER Project); (6) "Opportunity To Learn and Education Reform: Ensuring Access to Effective Education for All Students" (Kathleen B. Boundy); (7) "Section 504, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Education Reform" (PEER Project); (8) "IDEA 1997: Improving the Education of Students with Disabilities in an Era of Education Reform" (Janet R. Vohs and Julia K. Landau); (9) "Title 1: Tools for Ensuring Quality Educational Opportunities" (Carolyn Romano); (10) "Transition in an Era of Education Reform" (Carol Tashie and Cheryl Jorgensen); (11) "Positive Behavior Supports and Functional Assessment of Behavior" (Families and Disability Newsletter); (12) "Parent Participation: Crucial to School Reform" (Barbara Buswell and Beth Schaffner); and (13) "Site Visits: Seeing Schools in Action" (Alison Seyler and Barbara E. Buswell). (CR)
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Academic Standards, Behavior Modification, Curriculum Design, Disabilities, Educational Assessment, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Federal Legislation, Parent Participation, Student Participation, Transitional Programs
PEER Project, Federation for Children with Special Needs, 1135 Tremont St., Suite 420, Boston, MA 02120. Tel: 617-236-7210 (Voice/TTY); Fax 617-572-2094; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.fcsn.org.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Federation for Children with Special Needs, Boston, MA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)