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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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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