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    Intervention Preparing for Dispute Resolution Research and Evaluation Resources Sample State Forms System Design Training Resources Video Resources The National Center on Dispute Resolution in Special Education Encouraging the use of mediation and other collaborative strategies to resolve disagreements about special education and early intervention programs CADRE Resources Home CADRE Continuum Literature Database For Family Members Español Additional Resources For Mediators IDEA Legal Locate Professionals Locate Trainers Preparing for Dispute Resolution Processes Research Evaluation State Information Systems Design Training Resources Part C Early Intervention CADRE Products State Dispute Resolution Resource Showcase Parent Dispute Resolution Resource Showcase CADRE Webinars Calendar This document does not offer formal policy guidance from the Office of Special Education Programs at the United States Department of Education Subscribe to The CADRE Caucus WHAT S CADRE CAUCUS Share CADRE Tweet This site is funded by Subscribe to CADRE s Practitioner List Serve WHAT S PRACTITIONER LIST SERVE RAISE Article Details Email this Print this ARTICLE INFORMATION Title Tuition and Related Reimbursement under the IDEA A Decisional Checklist Publication Date September 2012 Authors Zirkel P A Source West s Education Law Reporter Volume 282 Abstract Excerpt p 786 This checklist provides in flowchart like form the criteria for

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    to resolve disagreements about special education and early intervention programs CADRE Resources Home CADRE Continuum Literature Database For Family Members Español Additional Resources For Mediators IDEA Legal Locate Professionals Locate Trainers Preparing for Dispute Resolution Processes Research Evaluation State Information Systems Design Training Resources Part C Early Intervention CADRE Products State Dispute Resolution Resource Showcase Parent Dispute Resolution Resource Showcase CADRE Webinars Calendar This document does not offer formal policy guidance from the Office of Special Education Programs at the United States Department of Education Subscribe to The CADRE Caucus WHAT S CADRE CAUCUS Share CADRE Tweet This site is funded by Subscribe to CADRE s Practitioner List Serve WHAT S PRACTITIONER LIST SERVE RAISE Article Details Email this Print this ARTICLE INFORMATION Title It s Time for an Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedure Publication Date Fall 2012 Authors Rosenfeld S J Source Journal of the National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary Volume 32 Issue 2 Pages 361 384 Abstract This article presents the case for arbitration as a fitting process for special education disputes the availability of arbitration as suggested herein would add two improvements to the IDEA dispute resolution system that experience shows are sorely needed a more balanced

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    CADRE Continuum Literature Database For Family Members Español Additional Resources For Mediators IDEA Legal Locate Professionals Locate Trainers Preparing for Dispute Resolution Processes Research Evaluation State Information Systems Design Training Resources Part C Early Intervention CADRE Products State Dispute Resolution Resource Showcase Parent Dispute Resolution Resource Showcase CADRE Webinars Calendar This document does not offer formal policy guidance from the Office of Special Education Programs at the United States Department of Education Subscribe to The CADRE Caucus WHAT S CADRE CAUCUS Share CADRE Tweet This site is funded by Subscribe to CADRE s Practitioner List Serve WHAT S PRACTITIONER LIST SERVE RAISE Article Details Email this Print this ARTICLE INFORMATION Title Family Engagement and Children with Disabilities A Resource Guide for Educators and Parents Publication Date September 2012 Authors Harvard Family Research Project Source Harvard Family Research Project Abstract This resource guide presents an annotated bibliography on partnerships between families and schools From p 3 This annotated bibliography describes resources that can help parents and educators facilitate a comfortable and supportive partnership in the interest of successful outcomes for children with disabilities The research reports journal articles and examples of best practices and practical tools included in this guide suggest

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    Evaluation Resources Sample State Forms System Design Training Resources Video Resources The National Center on Dispute Resolution in Special Education Encouraging the use of mediation and other collaborative strategies to resolve disagreements about special education and early intervention programs CADRE Resources Home CADRE Continuum Literature Database For Family Members Español Additional Resources For Mediators IDEA Legal Locate Professionals Locate Trainers Preparing for Dispute Resolution Processes Research Evaluation State Information Systems Design Training Resources Part C Early Intervention CADRE Products State Dispute Resolution Resource Showcase Parent Dispute Resolution Resource Showcase CADRE Webinars Calendar This document does not offer formal policy guidance from the Office of Special Education Programs at the United States Department of Education Subscribe to The CADRE Caucus WHAT S CADRE CAUCUS Share CADRE Tweet This site is funded by Subscribe to CADRE s Practitioner List Serve WHAT S PRACTITIONER LIST SERVE RAISE Article Details Email this Print this ARTICLE INFORMATION Title Collaborating for our children s future Mediation of special education disputes Publication Date Summer 2012 Authors Moses P Hedeen T Source Dispute Resolution Magazine Volume 18 Issue 4 Pages 4 9 Abstract This article reviews the emergence of mediation in special education disputes situating it within a

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    does not offer formal policy guidance from the Office of Special Education Programs at the United States Department of Education Subscribe to The CADRE Caucus WHAT S CADRE CAUCUS Share CADRE Tweet This site is funded by Subscribe to CADRE s Practitioner List Serve WHAT S PRACTITIONER LIST SERVE RAISE Article Details Email this Print this ARTICLE INFORMATION Title Impartial Hearings for Public School Students under Section 504 A State by State Survey Publication Date June 2012 Authors Zirkel P A Source West s Education Law Reporter Volume 279 Abstract Excerpt p 3 The purposes of this article are a to canvass the Section 504 legislation regulations and OCR interpretations specific to impartial hearings and b to determine via a national survey the current practices of the state education agencies SEAs for the 50 states and the District of Columbia D C in terms of meeting the Section 504 requirement for an impartial hearing for the two identified categories of Section 504 eligible students Part I of this article provides an introductory overview of the major sources of confusion one based on the overlap with the IDEA and the other based on the limited coverage in the literature concerning impartial hearings under Section 504 As a focused legal framework Part II summarizes the Section 504 legislation regulations and OCR interpretations specific to impartial hearings As the central section Part III presents the methodology and findings of a survey of the current practices including state laws and policies of the 51 SEAs including D C for Section 504 hearings Finally Part IV provides a concluding discussion recommending that states review and revise these practices in light of the OCR interpretations relevant case law and other pertinent considerations Excerpt from concluding Discussion p 16 In sum impartial hearings under Section 504 merit

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    Print this ARTICLE INFORMATION Title Handbook of Leadership and Administration for Special Education Publication Date 2012 Authors Crockett J B Billingsley B Boscardin M L Source Routledge Abstract From publisher s website This book brings together for the first time research informing leadership practice in special education from preschool through transition into post secondary settings It provides comprehensive coverage of 1 disability policy 2 leadership knowledge 3 school reform and 4 effective educational leadership practices Broader in scope than previous books it provides in depth analysis by prominent scholars from across the disciplines of both general and special education leadership Coverage includes historical roots policy and legal perspectives and content supporting collaborative and instructional leadership that support the administration of special education Contents I The Context and Development of Leadership for Special Education 1 Leadership for Student Performance in an Era of Accountability Martha L Thurlow Rachel F Quenemoen and Sheryl S Lazarus 2 Conceptual and Historical Foundations of Special Education Administration Barbara Pazey and James R Yates 3 Expanding the Leadership Framework An Alternate View of Professional Standards Mary Lynn Boscardin and Carl Lashley 4 Developing Educational Leaders for the Realities of Special Education in the 21st Century Jean B Crockett II Leadership Policy and School Reform 5 Special Education Law for Leaders and Administrators of Special Education Mitchell L Yell Susan S Thomas and Antonis Katsiyannis 6 Financing Education for Children with Special Needs Preston Green Bruce Baker and Matthew J Ramsey 7 Special Education and School Choice A Special Leadership Challenge Julie Mead and Preston Green 8 Disability Difference and Justice Strong Democratic Leadership for Undemocratic Times Thomas Skrtic III Collaborative Leadership for Special Education in Multicultural Contexts 9 System wide Leadership for Culturally Responsive Education Elizabeth Kosleski and Jennifer J Huber 10 Inclusive School Reform Distributed

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    Dispute Resolution Resource Showcase CADRE Webinars Calendar This document does not offer formal policy guidance from the Office of Special Education Programs at the United States Department of Education Subscribe to The CADRE Caucus WHAT S CADRE CAUCUS Share CADRE Tweet This site is funded by Subscribe to CADRE s Practitioner List Serve WHAT S PRACTITIONER LIST SERVE RAISE Article Details Email this Print this ARTICLE INFORMATION Title Federal Policy on Disproportionality in Special Education Is it Moving us Forward Publication Date June 2012 Authors Albrecht S F Skiba R J Losen D J Chung C G Middelberg L Source Journal of Disability Policy Studies Volume 23 Issue 1 Pages 14 25 Abstract Abstract Monitoring requirements in the 1997 amendments to and 2004 reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act IDEA acknowledged the existence and extent of racial ethnic disproportionality in special education especially when in 2004 Congress designated this concern among the top three priority areas for monitoring and enforcement of the law However federal interpretations of the 2004 requirements have created confusion at the State SEA and Local Education Agency LEA levels This article analyzes data from state Annual Performance Reports to assess the progress made in identifying disproportionality Though high levels of disproportionality remain an increasing number of states are finding no LEAs with disproportionality when it must be shown that the disproportionality was caused by inappropriate identification The analyses provided suggest that federal interpretations of IDEA 2004 have not been effective in addressing disproportionate representation in special education Recommendations for improving policy to remedy this serious problem are provided Recommendations section Systemic Remedies for Systemic Failure OSEP must take definitive steps to provide uniformity in identifying and reporting disproportionality by the states eliminating inconsistencies in policies and assuring alignment of Congressional intent in the IDEA

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    Information Systems Design Training Resources Part C Early Intervention CADRE Products State Dispute Resolution Resource Showcase Parent Dispute Resolution Resource Showcase CADRE Webinars Calendar This document does not offer formal policy guidance from the Office of Special Education Programs at the United States Department of Education Subscribe to The CADRE Caucus WHAT S CADRE CAUCUS Share CADRE Tweet This site is funded by Subscribe to CADRE s Practitioner List Serve WHAT S PRACTITIONER LIST SERVE RAISE Article Details Email this Print this ARTICLE INFORMATION Title Disability and the Education System Publication Date Spring 2012 Authors Aron L Loprest P Source The Future of Children Volume 22 Issue 1 Pages 97 122 Abstract Summary in journal Aron and Loprest trace the evolution of the special education system in the United States from its origins in the civil rights movement of the mid twentieth century They note the dual character of federal legislation which both guarantees eligible children with disabilities the right to a free appropriate public education in the least restrictive setting and establishes a federal funding program to help meet this goal They then review the types of services and accommodations these children receive from infancy through young adulthood The special education system has given children with disabilities much greater access to public education established an infrastructure for educating them helped with the earlier identi cation of disabilities and promoted greater inclusion of these children alongside their nondisabled peers Despite these advances many problems remain including the over and under identi cation of certain subgroups of students delays in identifying and serving students and bureaucratic regulatory and nancial barriers that complicate the program for everyone involved More important the authors show that special education students still lag behind their nondisabled peers in educational achievements are often held to lower expectations

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