Titel: The Legal Foundations of Special Education: A Practical Guide for Every Teacher
Autor/en: James E. Ysseldyke, Bob Algozzine
CORWIN PR INC
März 2006 - gebunden - 112 Seiten
Federal and state laws, combined with a number of important court cases, have brought major reforms in special education. But laws, rules, and regulations are always changing. Practices that were followed yesterday may be illegal today. How can you be sure you are complying with the law?
The Legal Foundations of Special Education summarizes landmark court cases and provides an overview of the most influential laws affecting special education services, including the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA), its 2004 reauthorization, and the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB).
Highlights of this helpful guide to special education law include:
o Key vocabulary terms
o Summaries of the court cases and laws that affect every general and special educator
o A pre-test and post-test to help readers assess their understanding of current legal terms and practices
This book is also available as part of: A Practical Approach to Special Education for Every Teacher: The 13-Book Collection
This collection equips educators with practical knowledge and methods that will help them to better engage students in exploring - and meeting - their fullest potential.
About A Practical Approach to Special Education for Every Teacher
About the Authors
Introduction to the Legal Foundations of Special Education
The Law Continues to Change
The Equal Protection Clause
1. Which Laws Affecting Special Education Should Every Teacher Know
A Brief History
Eight Important Laws
2. Which Court Cases Have Had the Most Impact on Special Education?
Brown v. Board of Education
The Many Issues Addressed by the Courts
Supreme Court Rulings
3. The Legal Foundations of Special Education in Perspective
Finding a Balance
4. What Have We Learned?
Answer Key for Self-Assessments
On Your Own
Journals & Articles
Jim Ysseldyke, Ph.D., is Birkmaier Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, director of the School Psychology Program, and director of the Center for Reading Research at the University of Minnesota. Widely requested as a staff developer and conference speaker, Ysseldyke brings more than 30 years of research and teaching experience to educational professionals around the globe.
As the former director of the federally funded National Center on Educational Outcomes, Ysseldyke conducted research and provided technical support that helped to boost the academic performance of students with disabilities and improve school assessment techniques nationally. Today, he continues to work to improve the education of students with disabilities.
The author of more than 300 publications on special education and school psychology, Ysseldyke is best known for his textbooks on assessment, effective instruction, issues in special education, and other cutting-edge areas of education and school psychology. With A Practical Approach to Special Education for Every Teacher, Ysseldyke seeks to equip educators with practical knowledge and methods that will help them to better engage students in exploring-and meeting-all their potentials.