ERIC Number: ED467292
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Special Education: Does It Fit with Standards-Based Reform?
Kysilko, David, Ed.
State Education Standard, v2 n3 Aut 2001
This issue focuses on how special education fits into standards-based reform and contains the following featured articles: (1) A New Vision for Special Education Accountability (Martha L. Thurlow and Jane L. Krentz) charts the change in special education accountability as it moves from the old focus on Individualized Education Program teams; (2) Challenge and Change of IDEA 97 (Edward Roeber and Ken Warlick) looks at the challenges involved in including all students with disabilities in statewide assessment programs; (3) Beginning Journeys: A New Vision for Early Childhood Education (Mary Beth Bruder) presents a new model for providing early childhood services to young children with disabilities; (4) The Door to Opportunity: Lets Open It for Everyone (Lawrence C. Gloeckler) reviews the positive results of including students with disabilities in the New York State Regents exam; (5) Everybody WINS! (Toni Strieker and Kent Logan) describes the goal of Project WINS to build the capacity of Georgia schools to educate all students within a standards-based environment; (6) Supporting Staff in Inclusive Schools (Gail McGregor) details ways schools can be restructured to help teachers and other staff work successfully with all students in an inclusive setting; and (7) The IDEA Partnerships (Joanne Cashman and Elizabeth Laflin) describes how a national strategy for engaging the major membership organizations is working to foster understanding and improve results in the implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. (Each article include references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accountability, Agency Cooperation, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Educational Assessment, Educational Change, Educational Legislation, Educational Testing, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Inclusive Schools, Partnerships in Education, Preschool Education, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Special Education, Student Evaluation, Student Participation
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of State Boards of Education, Alexandria, VA.
Identifiers - Location: Georgia; New York
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act