ERIC Number: ED462509
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Whole-School Success and Inclusive Education: Building Partnerships for Learning, Achievement, and Accountability. Special Education Series.
Sailor, Wayne, Ed.
This collection of papers examines inclusive education practices in public schools. There are 14 papers in 4 parts. Part 1, "Inclusive Education in a Context of Emerging Partnerships," includes: (1) "Devolution, School/Community/Family Partnerships, and Inclusive Education" (Wayne Sailor); (2) "The Implications of Goals 2000 for Inclusive Education" (P. Jeannie Kleinhammer-Tramill and Karen Symms Gallagher); and (3) "Early Childhood Legislation: Formation of Collaborative, School/Community Partnerships for Serving Families of Young Children with Disabilities" (R.J. Pat Gallagher and James L. Tramill). Part 2, "School Reform and School/Community Linkages," includes: (4) "Service Integration and Achieving the Goals of School Reform" (Martin Gerry); (5) "Yes, and What about...The Inclusion of Students with Severe Disabilities in Comprehensive Statewide Educational Reform" (Jacquie Farmer Kearns, Harold L. Kleinert, Sarah Kennedy, Rebecca Farmer, and Kenneth Warlick); (6) "Excluded Children and Integrated Services: What Parents Need To Keep Their Children at Home and Their Families Together" (Nancy Zollers); and (7) "The Buyout Option for Students with Significant Disabilities during the Transition Years" (Laura Owens-Johnson, Lou Brown, Jacqueline B. Temple, Beth McKeown, Charlotte Ross, and Jack Jorgensen). Part 3, "Inclusive Teaching: Building on School and Community Partnerships," includes: (8) "Looking Closely at Instructional Approaches: Honoring and Challenging All Children and Youth in Inclusive Schools" (Kathy Gee); (9) "From 'Special' Educators to Educators: The Case for Mixed-Ability Groups of Teachers in Restructured Schools" (Dianne L. Ferguson, Ginevra Ralph, and Nadia Katul Sampson); (10) "From Isolation to Collaboration: Learning from Effective Partnerships between General and Special Educators" (Jennifer York-Barr and Robi Kronberg); (11) "Serving Formerly Excluded or Rejected Students with Disabilities in Regular Education Classrooms in Home Elementary Schools: Three Options" (Lou Brown, Paula Kluth, Joanne Suomi, and Jack Jorgensen); and (12) "Including all Students in Statewide Educational Assessments" (Harold L. Kleinert, Jacqueline Farmer Kearns, and Sarah Kennedy). Part 4, "Preparing for the Next Generation: New Systems for School Finance and Teacher Preparation," includes: (13) "Fiscal Policies in Support of Inclusive Education" (Thomas B. Parrish) and (14) "Developing and Nurturing a Collaborative Culture for Change: Implications for Higher Education" (James Paul, Betty Epanchin, Hilda Rosselli, Al Duchnowski, and Ann Cranston-Gingras). (Papers contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Inclusive Schools, Mainstreaming, Preservice Teacher Education, Regular and Special Education Relationship, School Community Relationship, Severe Disabilities, Student Evaluation, Teacher Collaboration
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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