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Dieterich, Cynthia A.; Chan, Paula E.; Price, Anne E. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2017
The goal of Special Education is to help individuals with disabilities transition to meaningful adult roles. When students with disabilities pursue education majors, Special Education Faculty must balance their desire to support college students with disabilities, while maintaining the rigor of their academic programs. To gain a better…
Descriptors: Special Education, Disabilities, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Legal Responsibility
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Shepherd, Katharine G.; Fowler, Susan; McCormick, Jazarae; Wilson, Cynthia L.; Morgan, Daniel – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2016
Over the years, a variety of political, social, and other contextual factors have contributed to the expansion of roles for PK-12 special educators, leading to a complex set of challenges and opportunities that must be addressed as the field of special education looks to the future. Today's special educators need to collaborate with general…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Teacher Educators, Teacher Role, Educational Policy
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Harvey, Michael W.; Yssel, Nina; Jones, Ruth E. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2015
In this study, the authors represent an exploratory investigation of current preparation of preservice teachers related to response to intervention (RTI) in institutions of higher education (IHEs) in the Office of Special Education Program (OSEP) Regional Resource and Federal Centers (RRFCs) North Central Region and Pennsylvania. In this study,…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Preservice Teacher Education, Higher Education, Investigations
Klehm, Mary – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2014
Many students with disabilities (SWD) are not meeting proficiency, and achievement scores disaggregated by disability status show that SWD are often not meeting progress targets established by states. A survey was developed to collect data from 218 general and special educators to analyze trends in teachers' attitudes and practices that may be…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Special Education Teachers, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Teaching Methods
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Houchins, David E.; Shippen, Margaret E. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2012
The aim of this issue is to provide readers with a better understanding of the inexplicable connection between school, community, and incarceration, and how better prepared professionals can make a difference in the lives of youth in the school-to-prison pipeline (STPP). This issue provides readers with an awareness of the current status of the…
Descriptors: Special Education, Civil Rights, Normalization (Disabilities), Juvenile Justice
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Blanton, Linda P.; Pugach, Marleen C. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2011
The alignment of the teacher quality provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the transparency of low achievement of students who have disabilities under the testing mandates of NCLB have converged to create substantial renewed interest and activity in collaborative programs…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Models, Federal Legislation
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Kennedy, Michael J.; Hart, Juliet E.; Kellems, Ryan O. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2011
Teacher education programs are limited in terms of available face-to-face instructional time for preparing general education teacher candidates to work with students with exceptionalities. Given this constraint, developing innovative use of technologies may assist in meeting the demand for highly qualified teachers for such students. In this…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, General Education, Teacher Education Programs, Course Content
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Drame, Elizabeth R.; Pugach, Marleen C. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2010
In this study, the authors focus on one highly contested provision of the No Child Left Behind Act, which allows states flexibility in how the quality of teachers is defined and evaluated: the high, objective, uniform state standard of evaluation (HOUSSE) option. They conducted a national survey of representatives from each state to explore how…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Federal Legislation, State Standards, Special Education Teachers
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Voltz, Deborah L.; Collins, Loucrecia – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2010
Special education administrators must be prepared for their leadership roles in inclusive, culturally diverse, standards-based school settings. These challenges create the need for new skills, required for effective special education leaders in the 21st century. In this article, the authors examine the standards used to prepare special education…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Leadership, Special Education, Teachers
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Smith, Deborah Deutsch; Robb, Susan Mortorff; West, Jane; Tyler, Naomi Chowdhuri – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2010
The roles and obligations of teacher educators have expanded substantially in recent years. Expectations have increased because of national concerns about the overall achievement results of all students and because of specific federal mandates--expressed in reauthorizations of the No Child Left Behind Act and the Individuals With Disabilities…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Disabilities, Special Education Teachers, Special Education
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Rosas, Clarissa; Campbell, Lisa – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2010
The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) mandates that every classroom be staffed with a "highly qualified teacher." Research supports that teachers' content knowledge affects student achievement. However, the special education population continues to be taught by teachers who do not have the content area background they teach. In addition,…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Improvement, Federal Programs, Disabilities
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Jones, Melissa L. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2009
With the implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act (2001), the Council for Exceptional Children's Content Standards for Beginning Special Education Teachers (2002), and the reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (2004), the research to practice gap in special education has garnered increased attention.…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Disabilities, Special Education Teachers, Beginning Teachers
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Kleinhammer-Tramill, Jeannie; Tramill, James L.; Westbrook, Alonzo – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2009
In response to the current federal initiative to evaluate the impact of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Personnel Preparation program, the authors summarize prior efforts to evaluate the program and identify common themes and gaps in that work. Also, the authors pose issues and questions for those who seek to understand the impact…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Program Effectiveness, Special Education, Federal Aid
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O'Brian, Mary; Stoner, Julia; Appel, Kelli; House, Jennifer J. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2007
This study examined perspectives of field experiences among preservice teachers and their cooperating teachers because of debate in the politically charged atmosphere of No Child Left Behind regarding teacher preparation programs. Nine pairs of preservice and cooperating teachers were observed and interviewed over the course of a semester to…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Federal Legislation, Field Experience Programs
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Arthaud, Tamara J.; Aram, Roberta J.; Breck, Susan E.; Doelling, Jane E.; Bushrow, Kathy M. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2007
As P-12 education changes to meet the needs of children and federal and state regulations, teacher education must change to prepare candidates with knowledge and skills expected of today's educators. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and No Child Left Behind Act increased opportunities for students with disabilities to be educated…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Federal Legislation, Disabilities, Cooperation
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