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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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Bausch, Margaret E.; Quinn, Brianna Stegall; Chung, Yoosun; Ault, Melinda Jones; Behrmann, Michael M. – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2009
With the heightened emphasis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 on inclusion in the general curriculum and meeting the associated standards, assistive technology (AT) has become a necessary consideration to ensure a free appropriate public education and to promote education in the least restrictive environment…
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Disabilities, Educational Technology, Assistive Technology
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Weintraub, Frederick J.; Myers, Robert M.; Hehir, Thomas; Jaque-Anton, Donnalyn – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2008
Since 1996, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), located in Southern California, has been under a federal court consent decree requiring compliance with laws pertaining to the delivery of special education services and the elimination of architectural barriers in schools. In 2003, the consent decree was modified, creating…
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Federal Courts, Disabilities, Information Systems
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Harr, Jenifer J.; Oliver, Deborah F.; Ramanathan, Arun; Socias, Miguel – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2008
Special education service delivery is often the source of disputes between parents and districts and an issue in special education class-action lawsuits. Despite these controversies, there has been little large-scale research on the delivery of services. This study represents a large-scale assessment of the delivery of special education services…
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Disabilities, School Districts, Special Education
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Hernandez, Jaime E.; Ramanathan, Arun K.; Harr, Jenifer; Socias, Miguel – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2008
The phenomenon of persistent disproportionate representation of minority students in special education is now entering its fourth decade. Disproportionality is well documented in the literature and has been the focus of attention from federal agencies, including the Office of Civil Rights and the Office of Special Education Programs. In an effort…
Descriptors: African American Students, Urban Schools, Intervention, Emotional Disturbances
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Barnhart, Melissa K.; Franklin, Nancy J.; Alleman, Jay R. – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2008
For nearly 5 years, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has been engaged in efforts to reduce the number of out-of-school suspensions for students with disabilities and their typical peers by applying the principles of positive behavioral support throughout its more than 700 K-12 schools. Initially, LAUSD focused solely on reducing the…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Suspension, Elementary Secondary Education, Social Behavior
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Hernandez, Jaime E.; Harry, Beth; Newman, Lynn; Cameto, Renee – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2008
The parent-school relationship for families of students with disabilities is clearly prescribed by law and is one of the main tenets of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), 2004 (Newman, Cameto, & Hernandez, 2005). The measurement of this relationship presents a challenge in the context of what is meaningful participation,…
Descriptors: Parent School Relationship, Parent Participation, Family Involvement, Satisfaction
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Riley, David P. – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2008
Five years ago, the "Journal of Special Education Leadership" (JSEL) dedicated a special issue to "Critical Issues in Urban Special Education" and offered insights into the challenges of special education leadership in urban school districts. These perspectives focused on access to the curriculum, school-wide behavior supports,…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Suspension, Disproportionate Representation, School Districts