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McLaughlin, Margaret J
What every principal needs to know about special education / Margaret J. McLaughlin
2nd ed
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, c2009
book jacket
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 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 371.9 McL    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Special education -- United States -- Administration
Children with disabilities -- Education -- United States
School principals -- United States
Physical Description x, 108 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 103-104) and index
Contents Five things every principal needs to know about special education -- I. Creating quality special education: understanding the basics of special education -- What is an appropriate education? -- The IEP -- The least restrictive environment -- Who is eligible for special education? -- Procedural safeguards-'The law in special education' -- Other important laws affecting students with disabilities -- Legal issues and assessing students with disabilities -- Other Federal disability laws -- Understanding the differences among Federal, State, and local special education requirements -- II. Creating quality special education: the foundations -- A new model of special education -- Access to the general education curriculum -- Understanding accommodations -- Developing standards-based IEPs -- Promoting positive behavior or how to avoid the discipline problem -- Positive behavioral interventions and supports -- Building strong parent and family connections -- III. Creating quality special education: The context -- Adopt evidence-based practices -- What are evidence-based practices? -- The importance of using published research -- Quality of evidence -- Data-based decision making -- Creating shared responsibility for students with disabilities -- Collaboration between general and special educators
Series SOE Curriculum Lab

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