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Lashley, Carl – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2002
This article examines requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (1997) regarding participation of students with disabilities in state- and district-wide assessments and access to the general curriculum. It considers implications for change in school district procedures concerning evaluation and reevaluation, Individualized…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Discipline
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McLaughlin, Margaret J.; Artiles, Alfredo J.; Pullin, Diana – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2001
This article discusses increasing student diversity and its challenges to special education systems as more students need assistance to progress in the curriculum. It argues for whole school reorganization that reflects cultural understanding, permits flexibility in the use of resources, and is guided by clear accountability for student…
Descriptors: Administrators, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Influences, Disabilities
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Thurlow, Martha L.; Liu, Kristin K. – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2001
The situation of students with disabilities who also have limited English proficiency is addressed, including the identification of these students and a discussion of why it is important for them to participate in state and district assessments. Steps are recommended to ensure that these students are included so that they reap all the benefits of…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Accountability, Alternative Assessment, Disabilities
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Ortiz, Alba A.; Yates, James R. – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2001
This article presents a framework to guide special education services for English language learners. Policies and procedures that can minimize disproportionate representation are suggested, as are recommendations for appropriate referral, assessment, and instructional practices. Multidisciplinary teams are discussed and placement options for…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Disability Identification, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education
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Obiakor, Festus E. – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2001
A framework is provided for creating learning environments that maximize the potential of all students, and methods are presented for transforming teaching and learning to improve the achievement of students from diverse backgrounds. The determination of "goodness" in schools is redefined and the shifting roles of education leadership are…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrators, Disabilities, Diversity (Student)
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Boscardin, Mary Lynn; Brown-Chidsey, Rachel; Gonzalez-Martinez, Julio C. – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2001
This article urges educators and administrators to collaborate closely with families of students with disabilities from diverse linguistic, racial, and cultural backgrounds and participate in training activities that stress best practices for facilitating the participation of the family. The role of the Individualized Education Program in forging…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education, Family Involvement
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Parrish, Thomas B. – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2001
This article investigates the rising costs in special education and discusses results from a study of 34 states that indicate federal funding for special education has changed relatively little, state share of funding has decreased, and localities are shouldering an increased financial burden (from 37 to 45 percent). (Contains references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Expenditure per Student
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Odom, Samuel L.; Parrish, Thomas B.; Hikido, Christine – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2001
A study examined the costs of different models of inclusion and traditional special education preschool programs in five local education agencies in five states. Results show lower costs associated with more inclusive models as compared to traditional forms of special education provision on an annual and per hour basis. (Contains references.)…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Finance, Expenditure per Student
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Moore-Brown, Barbra – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2001
This article discusses factors that are creating fiscal stress in special education, including funding formulas which are inequitable, legal costs, limitations in funds allocated to hire instructional and administrative staff, costs for unending training needs, uncontrolled costs of nonpublic or private placements, specialized technology,…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Expenditure per Student
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Hartman, William T. – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2001
This article examines trends in special education expenditures, revenues, personnel, and student enrollments for 1993-94 through 1997-98 in Pennsylvania, the first five years of implementation of the census-based approach. Patterns and changes are analyzed to see the impact of the new approach on school districts and the state over time. (Contains…
Descriptors: Census Figures, Disabilities, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education
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Naylor, Nancy – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2001
This article discusses Ontario's new Special Education Grant that provides funding on the school board's total enrollment and on an identified student basis. This new approach to funding was designed to minimize administration, in that only the highest-need students are identified for funding purposes. Implementation issues are examined. (CR)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Expenditure per Student
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Guarino, Cassandra M.; Chambers, Jay G. – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2001
A study investigated the impact of the Kentucky Education Reform Act (KERA) on special education by collected data on all 176 school districts for 1989-90 through 1993-94. Findings indicate that KERA had a significant impact on the provision of, and allocation of resources to, special education five years after implementation. (Contains two…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Disability Identification, Educational Finance, Educational Innovation
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