Profiling the Quality of Educational Programs for Adolescents with Disabilities
Brasseur, Irma, Gildroy, Pat, Schumaker, Jean, Deshler, Don, et al., Teaching Exceptional Children
Preparing secondary students with disabilities to succeed in rigorous general education classes and to meet adequate yearly progress (AYP) standards as called for in the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act is an exceedingly challenging assignment for all teachers and administrators. The magnitude of this challenge is even greater for adolescents with disabilities who are working toward graduation and the receipt of a standard high school diploma. Not only are the outcome standards that students are expected to meet demanding, but the stipulations of NCLB require that the education of all students be grounded in "scientifically based practices." The importance of educators using scientifically …
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Publication information: Article title: Profiling the Quality of Educational Programs for Adolescents with Disabilities. Contributors: Brasseur, Irma - Author, Gildroy, Pat - Author, Schumaker, Jean - Author, Deshler, Don - Author, et al. - Author. Magazine title: Teaching Exceptional Children. Volume: 37. Issue: 2 Publication date: November/December 2004. Page number: 62+. © Council for Exceptional Children Jan/Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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