Special Programs & Services In Schools: Creating Options, Meeting Needs
ISBN : 9781885432339
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Surveys and explains all special programs and services in schools For understanding, managing, connecting to instruction Covers special education, NCLB, Title 1, ESL, charter schools, adult education, health services, applied education, service coordination, funding, prevention programs, guidance, community partnerships, and more Syllabus-ready, up-to-date references, questions for discussion From drug prevention to nutrition, school leaders must administer an unprecedented number of special programs, in addition to the regular and the extra curricula. This book is designed for administrators in courses and in the field to understand, manage and optimize special programs, especially as they relate to student learning. The book is a succinct, completely up-to-date and comprehensive guide to federal and state mandated special programs. It shows in detail how these programs are linked to instruction. Virtually all school services available to students and their families are covered, and every chapter discusses key legal, funding, and staffing issues. Information is presented for administering NCLB mandates, special education requirements, health and safety programs, enrichment, guidance and psychology, and adult educationâ€”just a small sample of the programs discussed in this new book. The book contains hundreds of timely references and discussion questions. It is well organized to train building staff and central office personnel. Here are the tools to help school leaders understand programs and the issues surrounding them. This book gives administrators the information needed to fund, staff, and modify programs that will benefit students, parents, and the community. TABLE OF CONTENTS (Abridged) 1. Title Programs of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act Historical Background 21st Century Schools General Provisions of NCLB Promoting Informed Parental Choice Impact Aid Financing Title 1 Programs Questions for Consideration, Refer. 2. Assessment, Accountability, Quality Assessment of Learning Children with Disabilities LEP Students Instructional Leadership 3. Special Education Services History, Current Status, Eligibility Determining Eligibility The Referral Process Discipline and Students w. Disabilities Section 504 Safeguards and Due Process Personnel and Administrative Issues Funding, Future Trends 4. Programs for Students with Gifts and Talents Definitions, Identification Program Development, Implementing Administrative Issues, Funding 5. Programs for English-Language Learners ESL, Bilingual Programs Recommended Instructional Roles of Teachers, Students, Par- ents, Community Members Assessment 6. Alternative Educational Opportunities Restructuring, Reform, Choice Charter Schools Public School Academies Adult Education Administration 7. Applied Educational Programs Research, Statistical Outlook Rationale for a New Approach Models of Reform Legislation and Funding Sources 8. Health and Human Services in Schools Evolution of Health Care in Schools Coordinated Health/Human Service Child Abuse, Neglect Signs Food Services Physical Education Programs Coordination of Services 9. Prevention Programs Substance
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