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The History Of Special Education

Author : Robert L. Osgood
ISBN : 0275989135
Genre : Education
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Describes the history, nature, and characteristics of special education in the United States.

History Of Special Education

Author : Anthony F. Rotatori
ISBN : 9780857246295
Genre : Education
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Examines the history of special education by categorical areas (for example, Learning Disabilities, Mental Retardation, and Autistic Spectrum Disorders). This title includes chapters on the changing philosophy related to educating students with exceptionalities as well as a history of legal and legislation content concerned with special education.

Viewpoints On Interventions For Learners With Disabilities

Author : Festus E. Obiakor
ISBN : 9781787432475
Genre : Education
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This volume focuses on divergent perspectives and innovative interventions known to maximize the fullest potential of people with exceptionalities. Emphasizing that intervention strategy objectives must always be to meet individual learners unique needs, contributions reflect where we are and where we are going in the field of special education.

The Pursuit Of Racial And Ethnic Equality In American Public Schools

Author : Kristi L. Bowman
ISBN : 9781628952391
Genre : Law
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In 1954 the Supreme Court decided Brown v. Board of Education; ten years later, Congress enacted the Civil Rights Act. These monumental changes in American law dramatically expanded educational opportunities for racial and ethnic minority children across the country. They also changed the experiences of white children, who have learned in increasingly diverse classrooms. The authors of this commemorative volume include leading scholars in law, education, and public policy, as well as important historical figures. Taken together, the chapters trace the narrative arc of school desegregation in the United States, beginning in California in the 1940s, continuing through Brown v. Board, the Civil Rights Act, and three important Supreme Court decisions about school desegregation and voluntary integration in 1974, 1995, and 2007. The authors also assess the status of racial and ethnic equality in education today and consider the viability of future legal and policy reform in pursuit of the goals of Brown v. Board. This remarkable collection of voices in conversation with one another lays the groundwork for future discussions about the relationship between law and educational equality, and ultimately for the creation of new public policy. A valuable reference for scholars and students alike, this dynamic text is an important contribution to the literature by an outstanding group of authors.

Children And Youth In America

Author : Robert H. Bremner
ISBN : 0674116135
Genre : History
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Focuses on the provisions that have been made for the welfare of children throughout America's development

Still Separate And Unequal

Author : Barry A. Gold
ISBN : 0807747572
Genre : Education
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Racially separate schools cannot be equal even if funding levels are the same as wealthy White school districts, according to Barry A. Gold in his provocative new book. By documenting the effects that the New Jersey Supreme Court Abbott V decision had on schools and classrooms, Gold argues that Abbott V, along with NCLB, actually widened the educational gap between middle-class White students and minority students by creating a new but less effective type of urban education. This in-depth examination describes and analyzes the actual behavior of administrators and teachers to understand how and why these educational reforms failed. This book features; reports on the two most important reforms of urban education in U.S. historythe New Jersey Supreme Court Abbott V ruling and NCLB.; rich case studies of 7 years of urban elementary reform; and an explanation of why reform efforts failed to achieve their intended outcomes. It identifies ways to improve future urban education reforms.

Resources In Education

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ISBN : MINN:30000010540189
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For Children Who Vary From The Normal Type

Author : Robert L. Osgood
ISBN : 1563680890
Genre : Education
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"Through the 19th and early 20th centuries, Boston's school administrators accepted this challenge with innovations in organization and curricula that soon were adopted by cities across the nation. The first public graded school, the first public high school, the earliest statewide compulsory education law and state board of education, and a dramatic administrative reorganization in 1876 all drew national attention to Boston. Boston also led the way in establishing special education classes that separated children with special needs.

The History Of Inclusion In The United States

Author : Robert L. Osgood
ISBN : 1563683180
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As a significant term, inclusion came into use relatively recently in the long history of special education in the United States. Since the 1800s, when children with disabilities first were segregated for instruction in public schools, professionals and parents have called for more equitable, “normal” treatment of these students, and for closer contact with their nondisabled peers. Through the years, the central issues of the discussions between educators and parents have focused on who should be considered disabled and who should bear responsibility for planning and providing for their education. The History of Inclusion in the United States traces the antecedents of this ongoing debate to answer questions about what inclusion is, how it came to be, and where it might go. In this comprehensive study, author Robert L. Osgood reveals how the idea of inclusion has evolved into broader realms of thought and practice. In its earliest manifestations, educators dwelled upon the classroom setting itself, wondering whether “disabled” children belonged there; if not, why not; and if so, how this could be accomplished? By the late 1960s, the scope of the discussion had shifted to assess the comprehensive structures of special education and its relationship with general education. The History of Inclusion seamlessly follows this progression into the present decade, in which current educational policy questions the need for any sort of separate “special education” in principle and structure.

The Lions Of Little Rock

Author : Kristin Levine
ISBN : 9781101550441
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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"Satisfying, gratifying, touching, weighty—this authentic piece of work has got soul."—The New York Times Book Review As twelve-year-old Marlee starts middle school in 1958 Little Rock, it feels like her whole world is falling apart. Until she meets Liz, the new girl at school. Liz is everything Marlee wishes she could be: she's brave, brash and always knows the right thing to say. But when Liz leaves school without even a good-bye, the rumor is that Liz was caught passing for white. Marlee decides that doesn't matter. She just wants her friend back. And to stay friends, Marlee and Liz are even willing to take on segregation and the dangers their friendship could bring to both their families. Winner of the New-York Historical Society Children’s History Book Prize A New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice From the Trade Paperback edition.

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