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Hennessey, Maeghan N.; Terry, Robert; Martin, James E.; McConnell, Amber E.; Willis, Donna M. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
We examined the theoretical factor structure fit and psychometric properties of the "Transition Assessment and Goal Generator" (TAGG). In the first study, 349 transition-aged students with disabilities, their special educators, and family members completed TAGG assessments, and using exploratory factor analysis (EFA)/confirmatory factor…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Factor Structure, Factor Analysis, Disabilities
Randolph, Cassandra Jones – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The passing of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act---later renamed the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act---mandated that schools and districts ensure that all available education services were comparable between students with disabilities and general education students. This mandate led to students with disabilities and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Disabilities, Teacher Collaboration, Algebra
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Elbaum, Batya; Blatz, Erin T.; Rodriguez, Raymond J. – Remedial and Special Education, 2016
The aim of this study was to ascertain which dimensions of parents' experiences with schools are most strongly associated with parents' perceptions that schools are or are not facilitating parent involvement as mandated by the federal accountability system under the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Participants were 92 parents…
Descriptors: Parents, Accountability, Parent Participation, Federal Legislation
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Hernandez-Melis, Claudia; Fenning, Pamela; Lawrence, Elizabeth – Preventing School Failure, 2016
The purpose of the current study was to assess the effects of an alternative to suspension intervention on students' subsequent major referrals. The intervention included activities designed to teach social coping strategies as well as mediation to resolve interpersonal conflicts. The intervention was implemented in a therapeutic high school, and…
Descriptors: Suspension, Intervention, High School Students, Behavior Problems
Shogren, Karrie A.; Kennedy, William; Dowsett, Chantelle; Little, Todd D. – Grantee Submission, 2014
Data from the National Longitudinal Transition Study-2 (NLTS2) were used to examine (a) the aspects of self-determination assessed in NLTS2 and (b) measurement equivalence and latent differences across the 12 disability categories recognized in IDEA. Three of the four essential characteristics of self-determination - autonomy, self-realization,…
Descriptors: Special Education, Disabilities, Self Determination, Educational Legislation
Morris, Amber K. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Since their inception in 2001 and 2004 respectively, "No Child Left Behind" (NCLB) and "The Reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act" (IDEIA) have produced litigious feelings throughout the world of education. One of the most controversial initiatives which evolved from these aforementioned…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Teacher Attitudes, Rural Areas, Rural Schools
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Barnard-Brak, Lucy; Schmidt, Marcelo; Wei, Tianlan; Hodges, Tamara; Robinson, Eric L. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2013
The results of a pilot program to provide transition services for high school seniors with disabilities via one-on-one mentoring services over the course of an academic year were examined. Results indicate significantly improved attitudes toward requesting accommodations over the course of the nine month program. These results suggest positive…
Descriptors: Disabilities, High School Seniors, Transitional Programs, Mentors
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Wilson, Gloria Lodato; Kim, Sun A.; Michaels, Craig A. – Journal of Special Education, 2013
The focus of this study was on increasing the knowledge base on students with disabilities at the secondary level. Data were gathered on 559 classified secondary students with disabilities served in four educational options: cotaught classes, resource rooms, alternate day support programs, and no direct supports. Results indicate that there are…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Disabilities, Classification, Student Placement
El-Kazimi, Nidal – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Legislators mandated transition education for students with disabilities to improve their post-school outcomes. Each student with an IEP should have an annual transition plan at or before his or her 16th birthday. IDEA mandated the utilization of age appropriate transition assessment to develop students' post-secondary transition goals based on…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Disabilities, Federal Legislation, Goal Orientation
Westlove, Michael W. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study was to evaluate and determine how special education teachers perceived the effectiveness and impact of NCLB and IDEA on the academic achievement of high school students with disabilities. The purpose of the "No Child Left Behind Act" (NCLB) and the "Individuals with Disabilities Education Act" (IDEA)…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation
McConnell, Amber E.; Martin, James E.; Juan, Chen Ya; Hennessey, Maeghan N.; Terry, Robert A.; el-Kazimi, Nidal A.; Pannells, Tammy C.; Willis, Donna M. – Grantee Submission, 2012
The researchers conducted an analysis of the secondary transition qualitative and quantitative research literature to build comprehensive constructs and lists of student nonacademic behaviors associated with post-high school employment and education. From a pool of 83 initial quantitative and qualitative studies, 35 met the inclusion criteria, and…
Descriptors: Correlation, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, Educational Legislation
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Pham, Yen K. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2013
This study used multilevel modeling to examine the extent to which secondary special educators promoted nonacademic behaviors that were positively linked to postschool outcomes for students with disabilities, including self-advocacy, goal setting and attainment, disability awareness, employment, and utilization of supports. Respondents were 248…
Descriptors: Special Education, Special Education Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Disabilities
Brown, Marjorie – Online Submission, 2011
Writing at the high school level requires higher cognitive and literacy skills. Educators must decide the strategies best suited for the varying skills of each process. Compounding this issue is the need to instruct students with learning disabilities. Writing for students with learning disabilities is a struggle at minimum; teachers have to find…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Instructional Materials, Process Approach (Writing), Special Education
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Shogren, Karrie A.; Kennedy, William; Dowsett, Chantelle; Little, Todd D. – Exceptional Children, 2014
The authors used data from the National Longitudinal Transition Study-2 (NLTS2; SRI International, 2000) to examine the aspects of self-determination assessed in NLTS2 and measurement equivalence and latent differences across the 12 disability categories recognized in the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA; 2004). NLTS2 included a…
Descriptors: Special Education, Disabilities, Self Determination, Educational Legislation
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Cameto, Renee; Knokey, Anne-Marie; Nagle, Katherine; Sanford, Christopher; Blackorby, Jose; Sinclair, Beth; Riley, Derek – National Center for Special Education Research, 2009
The National Study on Alternate Assessments (NSAA) was mandated by the Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA). Specifically, the law called for a "Study on Ensuring Accountability for Students Who Are Held to Alternative Achievement Standards" to examine: (1) the criteria that states use to determine…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Disabilities, Academic Standards, Profiles
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