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Updated to address recent federal mandates, this new edition provides principals with information on accessing the general curriculum, standardized testing, and individualized education plans.
Table of Contents
|Preface to the Second Edition|
|About the Author|
|Introduction: What Every Principal Needs to Know About Special Education|
|Five Things Every Principal Needs to Know About Special Education|
|Creating Quality Special Education: Understanding the Basics of Special Education|
|What Is an Appropriate Education?|
|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|
|Creating Quality Special Education: The Foundations|
|A New Model of Special Education|
|Access to the General Education Curriculum|
|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|
|Creating Quality Special Education: The Context|
|Adopt Evidence-Based Practices|
|What Are Evidenced-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|
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