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The field of special education has made tremendous progress within the past 30 years.
Further compounding the disagreement about the nature and content of special education curriculum are the concerns of teachers and administrators alike, that the training of special educators is inadequate in the broad areas of curriculum development (McKenzie, 1991), as well as in content subject areas (Cline & Billingsley, 1991).
Snell is director of the Education and Child Welfare Program at the Reason Foundation.
Imagine if our higher education system worked that way.
Department of Education statistics show the number of children diagnosed with autism being served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act growing more than fivefold during the 1990s (see Figure 1).
After a dark history of excluding students with disabilities from regular public schools, Congress in 1975 passed the Education for All Handicapped Children Act, guaranteeing all children, regardless of disability, the right to a "free and appropriate public education" in the "least restrictive environment.
What should education as a social undertaking seek to do?
Education seeks to develop the powers of reason that lead to contemplation.
com/reports/c49719) has announced the addition of China Education and Training Industry Report, 2006-2007 to their offering.
Private education plays an important role in China education and training industry.
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (1997) mandates that students with disabilities be educated with their non-disabled peers in the least restrictive environment.
As the education system makes a transition to a focus on results-based accountability combined with more flexibility in school design, it's time for those of us in the teacher education profession to become more results based and flexible too.