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Walker, Hill M.; Sprague, Jeffrey R.; Close, Daniel W.; Starlin, Clay M. – Exceptionality, 2000
This article reviews the current status of the behavior disorders field in the context of increasing criticisms of special education generally. It notes critical issues within the field and reviews its strengths, contributions, notable achievements, and capacity to produce high quality research. Challenges such as the need to translate research…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
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Miller, Kevin J.; And Others – Exceptionality, 1996
The researchers who conducted a review of 995 journal articles on mainstreaming reflect on the finding that there has been much more survey research than direct measurement of teacher and student performance. The need for empirical research on instruction and learning in inclusive settings is stressed. (DB)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Educational Trends
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Slee, Roger – Exceptionality Education Canada, 2002
This article explores tensions between a general theory of inclusive education and those policies directed toward the schooling of students with disabilities. It examines theories of inclusive education, highlights tensions in the field of inclusive education, discusses these tensions as they are played out in Australia, and makes suggestions.…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Practices, Educational Theories, Educational Trends
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Lupart, Judy; Webber, Charles – Exceptionality Education Canada, 2002
This article analyzes the many meanings of school restructuring and highlights the ongoing nature of school reform in Canadian schools. Following a selective chronology of general and special education reform, it attempts to capture what appear to be the key features of school reform and progressive inclusion. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Change, Educational Practices, Educational Principles
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Muthukrishna, Nithi – Exceptionality Education Canada, 2002
This article analyzes policy and legislation pertaining to special needs education in South Africa. It examines South African research and projects aimed at developing sustainable inclusive education policy and practice and concludes that sustainable inclusive education programs must be linked to programs for social and economic growth and…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Change, Educational Legislation, Educational Practices