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ERIC Number: ED508232
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 98
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Improving Special Education in the Boston Public Schools: Report of the Strategic Support Team of the Council of the Great City Schools, Spring 2009
Council of the Great City Schools
This report presents the Council of the Great City Schools' findings and recommendations for improving the general education intervention and special education services of the Boston Public Schools. The report places special emphasis how the instructional program serves students with disabilities districtwide. The process that the Council used to conduct the review is described in this report. It also lays out the organization's observations and proposals for improving the delivery of services for students with learning and behavioral challenges and for students with disabilities across the school system. Ten appendices are included: (1) Template for RTI Planning; (2) Louisiana Department of Education Rule 1508 Eligibility Criteria; (3) Audit Feedback Provided by SPED-PAC to Team; (4) Ranking of District Incidence Rates and Staff Ratios; (5) Comparison of Staffing Ratios; (6) Individuals Interviewed; (7) Documents Reviewed; (8) Agenda for Site Visit; (9) Strategic Support Team; and (10) About the Council. (Contains 18 exhibits and 60 footnotes.) [This report was submitted to the Boston Public Schools by the Council of the Great City Schools.]
Council of the Great City Schools. 1301 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Suite 702, Washington, DC 20004. Tel: 202-393-2427; Fax: 202-393-2400; Web site:
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council of the Great City Schools
Identifiers - Location: Louisiana; Massachusetts