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Zirkel, Perry A.; Gluckman, Ivan B. – Principal, 1996
Updates a 1993 article describing two successful full-inclusion cases involving disabled students. In a 1994 case, a disruptive junior high student with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Tourette Syndrome was placed temporarily in an off-campus, self-contained program. The Ninth Circuit Court affirmed the trial court's decision…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Behavior Problems, Court Litigation, Disabilities
Zirkel, Perry A.; Gluckman, Ivan B. – Principal, 1996
Camille Sanders, a Michigan assistant principal transferred to a teaching position, sued the district and lost. The appeals court reversed the decision, claiming the district hadn't properly notified Sanders of her original contract's nonrenewal. Similar cases in three other states are discussed. State statutes may not adequately protect…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Elementary Education, Principals, Reduction in Force
Wise, B. J. – Principal, 1994
Describes a Washington State school's efforts to forego factory-model education for a boldly restructured curriculum dependent on new technologies, such as computer networks, two-year classrooms, ongoing staff development and planning sessions, and an innovative onsite day-care program for staff and students. The school has succeeded in…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Networks, Day Care, Educational Technology