ERIC Number: ED468710
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
State Improvement Plan for Children with Disabilities. Executive Summary, 2001.
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
This executive summary of Wisconsin's 5-year state improvement plan outlines goals and objectives for improving special education services to students with disabilities and progress toward these objectives in Year 2. The first goal (students with disabilities will demonstrate skills that will engage them to become independent, productive, and included citizens in society) contains objectives that address graduation rates and participation and performance on statewide achievement tests. The second goal (students with disabilities will have supportive learning environments and resources to help all student become caring, contributing, and responsible citizens) contains objectives that relate to participation in the regular education environment and the decrease of suspension rates of students with disabilities. The third goal (students with disabilities will receive individualized planning and appropriate instruction from qualified staff) contains objectives relating to knowledge and skills of educators, training for paraprofessionals, and knowledge of eligibility criteria. The last goal (students with disabilities will have a foundation for learning and successful transitions enhanced by collaborative partnerships among families, schools, and communities) contains objectives relating to interagency cooperation. The report contains pie charts and graphs charting statistics on student placement, graduation, assessment participation, suspension rates, and teacher licensure. (CR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Agency Cooperation, Disabilities, Early Intervention, Educational Assessment, Educational Improvement, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Expulsion, Graduation, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Preschool Education, Special Education, State Programs, Student Participation, Student Placement, Suspension, Teacher Certification, Transitional Programs
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 125 S. Webster St., P.O. Box 7841, Madison, WI 53707-7841. For full text: http://www.dpi.state.wi.us/dlsea/een/sip.html.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin