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This study examined the practical foundations of a Co-teaching Professional Development (CoPD) model in an inclusive social studies classroom. Findings indicate that: 1) CoPD offers a suitable approach to supporting teachers and students with disabilities; 2) team work is critical to the CoPD model; and 3) the role of each...

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Prepared for the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), this report examined characteristics and instructional practices in schools that were always SWD-accountable and schools that were never SWD-accountable between 2005–06 and 2007–08. Findings indicate that always accountable schools were more likely to 1) provide SWD with more time, extended time and...

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The 2016 National Education Technology Plan (NETP) establishes a vision for "learning enabled through technology." Aligned with the Activities to Support the Effective Use of Technology (Title IV A) of Every Student Succeeds Act (12/2015), the document is organized in 5 areas: 1-Learning—Engaging and Empowering Learning Through Technology; 2-Teaching-Teaching...

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As state education agencies (SEAs) implement more rigorous college and career readiness standards, school leaders must consider how students with disabilities will meet these standards. The checklist, designed to meet the needs of educators at all levels, provides an easy-to-use guide for making purchasing decisions. It identifies key considerations when...

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This series of 2 webinars, led by Alise Brann and Tracy Gray of the American Institutes for Research (AIR), discusses AT use in school districts. Part 1 focuses on current use of AT and where the field is going. Part 2 is dedicated to sharing survey results and comments from...

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Prepared by the Federal Partners in Transition (FPT) Work group, this plan highlights a shared vision, federal cross-systems initiatives that align with established goals and outcomes, and policy priorities.

Link: http://www.dol.gov/odep/pdf/20150302-fpt.pdf

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This report documents participation and accommodation policies for ELLs who are Deaf/Hard of hearing (HH) on English language proficiency (ELP) assessments used for Title III accountability.

Link: https://ici.umn.edu/index.php?products/view/634

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This revised and expanded edition of The State of Learning Disabilities, published by the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD), provides an overview of current understanding of what learning disabilities encompass; points to areas of interest and concerns; and explores topics such as RtI, charter schools and blended learning....

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This study describes implementation of Response to Intervention (RTI) practices at the school level as well as practices in schools that had adopted RtI on their own and had implemented it for three or more years.

Link: http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/pubs/20164000/

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This SETDA Report mapps the acquisition of digital instructional materials in all 50 states and identifies the steps necessary for successful acquisition and implementation of resources that support digital learning: 1- Essential Conditions (Leadership, Equity of Access,Accessibility for all students, Interoperability and Students Data privacy), 2-State Acquisition Policies; 3- Funding...

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