Download PDF by Miriam Freedman: Special Education 2.0: Breaking Taboos to Build a NEW

By Miriam Freedman

Six million scholars with disabilities obtain prone via America’s designated forty-year-old targeted schooling legislations. given that 1975, the legislation succeeded in supplying all scholars with disabilities (13 14 percentage of all scholars) entry to schooling. but, it persevered to develop ever extra advanced. Its standards and prices weigh down colleges; its rules burden educators and confuse mom and dad; its “wait to fail” method delays intervention for lots of scholars; its hostile enforcement pits mom and dad and educators opposed to one another; and its inequitable constitution impacts all scholars. briefly, a lot is broken.

Law and schooling specialist, lawyer Miriam Kurtzig Freedman tackles those concerns, concentrating on scholars who're much less critically disabled, with concrete suggestions, optimism, and religion within the system’s strong intentions.

She proposes 5 instructions for a brand new legislations:

  • Equity and excellence for all students
  • New realities and reforms with research-based guideline for college kids with disabilities
  • Shared accountability and transparent roles for educators, scholars, and parents
  • New school-governance constitution and collaboration with out person entitlement
  • Celebrating the belief and reframing our efforts to create unique Ed 2.0

Special schooling 2.0 is an pressing demand a countrywide dialog. whereas a few instructions are debatable and holiday taboos, it’s time to behave, as Congress will reauthorize the legislation. To strength up that dialog, flip to Freedman’s Special schooling 2.0!

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