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Dillon, Amy; Ebmeier, Howard – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2009
In recent years, U.S. schools have seen a growth in the number of special education paraprofessionals employed to serve special education students as well as a growth in the roles these individuals are expected to play in schools. In addition, with passage of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) and the Individuals with Disabilities…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Disabilities, Field Tests, Employment Interviews
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Provost, John – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2009
Insufficient supply and increasing demand have been two recurring themes of special education personnel studies for more than two decades. Critical and growing shortages of qualified special education teachers, related service providers, administrators, and college faculty are reported in every area of the United States. Nine of the 13 educational…
Descriptors: Personnel Needs, Disabilities, Labor Market, Special Education Teachers
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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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Lashley, Carl; Tate, Alicia S. – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2009
Student discipline is an ongoing challenge for school administrators, and its importance has been magnified as accountability reporting and public concerns for school safety have come into play. School personnel are expected to maintain a safe school environment that focuses on student learning. Disciplinary interventions should be…
Descriptors: Discipline, School Safety, Disabilities, Educational Environment
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Zirkel, Perry A.; Rose, Tessie – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2009
A systematic analysis of the references to "scientifically based research" (SBR) and closely related terms, such as "peer-reviewed research" (PRR), in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) legislation, regulations, commentary, and case law reveal that SBR and its primary variants apply largely to state support…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Learning Disabilities, School Districts, Technical Assistance
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Wiener, Roberta M.; Soodak, Leslie C. – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2008
A national survey was conducted to provide information on the preparedness and conditions necessary for schools to implement the response to intervention model (RtI). Because of the key role of administrators in determining the success of policy implementation, the present study was designed to assess special education administrators'…
Descriptors: Intervention, Disabilities, Special Education, Administrator Attitudes
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Passman, Bruce – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2008
Over the years, the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE) has searched for mechanisms to share information that is important and helpful to the CASE membership. During the past year, CASE initiated the use of "Survey Monkey" as a mechanism to obtain information and opinions from the membership. This article shares some of the input…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Special Education, Principals, Administrator Attitudes
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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
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Drang, Debra; McLaughlin, Margaret J. – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2008
When the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (now known as the Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act [IDEA]) was initially passed in 1975, it indicated that districts were required to provide children in private schools with access to special education and related services, but it was unclear whether they were entitled to…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Disabilities, School Districts, Special Education
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Lange, Cheryl M.; Rhim, Lauren Morando; Ahearn, Eileen M. – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2008
Charter schools, although a stage for potential educational reform and innovation, remain subject to federal laws regarding the education of students with disabilities. As they intersect with federal law, the variance of state charter laws and policy surrounding the provision of special education creates a challenging context for helping charters…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Federal Legislation, State Officials, Disabilities
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