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ERIC Number: ED529892
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Dec
Pages: 9
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 1
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
High School Reform: Integration of Special Education. inForum
Muller, Eve; Burdette, Paula
Project Forum
Evidence suggests that students throughout the nation are not being adequately prepared for post-secondary life and that students with disabilities face even greater post-school challenges (Wagner, Newman, Cameto, Garza, & Levine, 2005). In response to such evidence, many states and localities are initiating high school reform activities and, in recognition of the particular challenges faced by students with disabilities, some are including special education in their reforms. For the purposes of this document, high school reform refers to any strategies (e.g., policies and practices) used to ensure successful post-school outcomes for all who complete school. This document describes high school reform in three states and efforts to include special education in the high school reform process at both state and local levels. (Contains 3 footnotes.)
Project Forum. Available from: National Association of State Directors of Special Education. 1800 Diagonal Road Suite 320, Alexandria, VA 22314. Tel: 703-519-3800; Fax: 703-519-3808; Web site: http://www.projectforum.org
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS)
Authoring Institution: National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE), Project Forum
Identifiers - Location: Iowa; Michigan; Nevada