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Basham, James D.; Carter, Richard A., Jr.; Rice, Mary Frances; Ortiz, Kelsey – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2016
There has been a dramatic increase and acceptance of online learning in the last decade. In its various forms, online learning has begun to disrupt the status quo of K-12 education and, in turn, special education. The growing prevalence of K-12 online learning provides a grounded opportunity to reflect on traditions and redesign policies, systems,…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, State Policy, Online Courses, Special Education
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Smith, Sean J.; Burdette, Paula J.; Cheatham, Gregory A.; Harvey, Susan P. – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2016
This study, conducted by researchers at the Center on Online Learning and Students With Disabilities, investigated parent perceptions and experiences regarding fully online learning for their children with disabilities. Results suggest that with the growth in K-12 fully online learning experiences, the parent (or adult member) in students'…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Disabilities, Parent Role, Parent Attitudes
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Christensen, Laurene L.; Rogers, Christopher M. – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2013
In this brave new world of education that has so much technology in it, there are many questions educational leaders must consider: (1) How can educational leaders keep up with the changes in technologies with educational applications? (2) How can technologies be used to level the playing field for students with disabilities, English language…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Special Education, Technology Uses in Education, Technological Advancement
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Tefs, Michael; Telfer, Deborah M. – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2013
"Moving Your Numbers", a technical assistance and dissemination initiative begun in 2010 by the National Center on Educational Outcomes, described the work of 10 school districts that were using assessment and accountability to increase performance for students with disabilities as part of their overall district reform and improvement…
Descriptors: School Districts, Educational Assessment, Accountability, Disabilities
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Liu, Kristin; Barrera, Manuel – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2013
English language learners (ELLs) with disabilities are a growing part of the K-12 school population and will be included in the next generation of accountability assessments, just as they are now included in state assessments. These learners have some unique characteristics and may demonstrate their knowledge and skills in particular ways because…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), English Language Learners, Disabilities, Second Language Learning
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Thurlow, Martha L.; Quenemoen, Rachel F.; Albus, Debra – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2013
The requirement that individualized education program (IEP) teams make decisions about the participation of students with disabilities in general or alternate state- and district-wide assessments is nearly two decades old. The decisions that must be made have become more complicated with the addition, in some states, of alternate assessments based…
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Disabilities, Alternative Assessment, Decision Making
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Lazarus, Sheryl S.; Rieke, Rebekah – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2013
Schools are facing many changes in the ways that teaching, learning, and assessment take place. Most states are moving from individual state standards to the new Common Core State Standards, which will be fewer, higher, and more rigorous than most current state standards. As the next generation of assessments used for accountability are rolled…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Student Evaluation, Academic Standards, State Standards
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Huberman, Mette; Navo, Matt; Parrish, Tom – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2012
Through a rigorous selection process based on special education performance over four years, this study identified eight unified districts in California that showed unusually strong academic performance for their special education population compared to similar districts in the state. Researchers conducted interviews with these districts' special…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Academic Achievement, Program Effectiveness, Special Education
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Hughes, Heather; Combes, Bertina H.; Metha, Smita Shukla – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2012
The number of children with ASDs quadrupled between 2000-2001 and 2009-2010, from 93,000 to 378,000. More children with ASDs are being served in public school systems. Due process hearings and cases involving students with ASDs represent the most rapidly growing area of litigation in special education. Special education administrators' knowledge…
Descriptors: Special Education, Civil Rights, Related Services (Special Education), Autism
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Zirkel, Perry A. – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2012
Special education leaders need to be aware of long-standing general regulatory requirements under [image omitted]504 for which school districts are often vulnerable. Special education leaders also have to keep current on recent legal developments for "[image omitted]504-only" students, including the effects of the Americans with…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Special Education, Individualized Education Programs, Educational Legislation
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Gagnon, Joseph Calvin; Maccini, Paula; Haydon, Todd – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2011
Despite the national emphasis on assessment and accountability for student learning, it is unclear whether day treatment and residential schools are participating in current reform efforts. On average, responding principals reported that 87% of students participated in state assessments. Although 80% of schools use local education agency or state…
Descriptors: Residential Schools, Learning Disabilities, Educational Improvement, Federal Programs
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Correa, Vivian I.; Wagner, Jennifer Y. – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2011
Principals are a critical component of creating a positive school environment that supports new teachers to meet the diverse needs of their students. The induction process for beginning special educators can often be more challenging for school administrators and may require different supports than those provided for novice general educators. The…
Descriptors: Mentors, Logical Thinking, Special Education Teachers, Educational Environment
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Pugach, Marleen C.; Winn, Judith A. – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2011
Co-teaching and various forms of team teaching are common in today's schools but have rarely been viewed in relationship to supporting novice special education teachers. Personal compatibility is consistently reported as a key factor in the success of co-teaching. Special educators who co-teach often take a backseat role in the general education…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Mainstreaming, Teacher Collaboration
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Zirkel, Perry A. – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2011
Children with autism accounted for almost one third of a comprehensive sample of published court decisions concerning the core concepts of free appropriate public education (FAPE) and least restrictive environment (LRE) under the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act. The other major, and more significant, finding was that when comparing…
Descriptors: Autism, Disproportionate Representation, Disabilities, Court Litigation
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Carter, Susan J. – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2011
Research on the extent of stress and burnout among special education administrators is not as well developed as research on the extent of stress and burnout among teachers. This study utilized the Maslach Burnout Inventory to determine levels of stress and burnout among administrators of special education. Results indicated administrators of…
Descriptors: Fatigue (Biology), Teacher Burnout, Special Education, Administrators
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