The first hypothesis states that the same number of teachers feel that the IEP should be the primary source of the special education curriculum as feel that the district's curriculum should be the primary source.
The second hypothesis states that there will be no difference based on the gender of the participants in their selection of the primary source of the special education curriculum.
The purpose of this study was twofold: (a) to explore special educators' beliefs about curriculum and their training in the area of curriculum and development and modification, and (b) to generate further discussion and concerns about curricular practices to guide further inquiry into special education curricular practices at the local, state, and national levels.
To best serve the public's needs and ideals, we must not only create an education market, we must ensure universal access to it.
Second, individuals and businesses that pay for the education of someone else's school-aged child (whether directly or by donating to a scholarship fund) should be eligible for a credit.
The Constitution gives the federal government no role in education.
In 1997, the reauthorization of the federal special-education law, now renamed the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, or IDEA, affirmed the federal commitment to inclusion.
Of all the public education initiatives over the past decade, inclusion may be the most value-laden and belief-driven.
Special education came about for a reason, they claim.
Livingstone delivered the Rede Lecture at Cambridge University in 1944, and chose as his subject the condition of education in contemporary England.
In his later education mathematics are used, not for any immediate practical end but to accustom his mind, through their abstract forms, to look past the flux of changing phenomena to the incorporeal, eternal world of being; he studies Harmonics and Astronomy so that as he contemplates the stars, "Which are the brain of heaven.
If the IEP team decides that a student's individual needs can be met in general education classes, then that student is required to meet the core curriculum content standards for the general education program.
In an inclusive setting, a special education and general education teacher are paired.
Nevertheless, we in teacher education do not have a stellar record of producing change agents, and we have failed at the task of policing ourselves.
At about the same time, state departments of education began the process of monitoring college-based teacher-preparation programs using standards that were usually the result of careful negotiations among the state, the representatives of the college, and--in some cases--representatives of teachers and school administrators.