Learn About: Evaluating Performance | Common Core
Home > Evaluating performance > Special education > Special education: References
| print Print


Special education: References

Bibliography 

Center on Education Policy. (2008). “State high school exams: Students with disabilities.” Washington D.C.: Center on Education Policy. Retrieved on December 8, 2008, from http://www.cep-dc.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.viewPage&pageId=493&parentID=481.

Chandler, M. (2007, December 31). “Waiting too late to test?” Washington, D.C: The Washington Post.Retrieved on December 8, 2008, from http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/30/AR2007123002447.html.

Connecticut Department of Education. (2006a). “Special education strategic school profile, East Windsor School District.” Hartford, Conn.: Connecticut Department of Education. Retrieved on December 8, 2008, from http://www.csde.state.ct.us/public/der/ssp/sped0506/sped047.pdf.

Connecticut Department of Education. (2006b). “Special education strategic profiles by district.” Hartford, Conn.: Connecticut Department of Education. Retrieved on December 8, 2008, from 
http://www.csde.state.ct.us/public/der/ssp/sped0506/district.htm. See, for example, Brookfield School District.

Cortiella, C. (2007). “Rewards and roadblocks: How special education students are faring under No Child Left Behind.” New York: National Center for Learning Disabilities.

Dillon, E. (2007, July 17). “Labeled: The students behind NCLB's ‘disabilities’ designation.” Washington D.C.: Education Sector. Retrieved on December 8, 2008, from http://www.educationsector.org/analysis/analysis_show.htm?doc_id=509392.

Ehrlich, S., Buckley, K., Midouhas, E., and Brodesky, A. (2008). Performance patterns for students with disabilities in grade 4 mathematics education in Massachusetts (Issues & Answers Report, REL 2008–No. 051). Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional  Educational Laboratory Northeast and Islands. Retrieved on December 9, 2008, from http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs.

Education Week. (2004). “Quality Counts: Count me in.” Bethesda, MD: Editorial Projects in Education, Inc. Retrieved in summer 2008, from http://www.edweek.org/rc/articles/2004/10/15/qc-archive.html.

Education Week. (2007). “Gains for special education students on NAEP mathematics.” Bethesda, MD: Editorial Projects in Education, Inc. Retrieved on December 8, 2008, fromhttp://www.edweek.org/rc/articles/2007/08/31/sow0831.h27.html.

Horn, W & Tynan, D. "Time to make special education 'special' again." (2001). In Rethinking special education for a new century, pp. 259-287. Washington, D.C.: Thomas B. Fordham Foundation and the Progressive Policy Institute. Retrieved on February 5, 2008, from http://www.ppionline.org/documents/SpecialEd_ch12.pdf.

Illinois State Board of Education. (2006). “2006 Annual State Report on Special Education Performance.” Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Board of Education. Retrieved on December 8, 2008, from http://www.isbe.net/spec-ed/pdfs/Annual_Report_2006.pdf.

Johnson, K.E., Peck, K., & Wise, J. (2007). The students with disabilities subgroup and adequate yearly progress in Mid-Atlantic Region schools. (Issues & Answers Report, REL 2007–No. 018). Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic. Retrieved on December 9, 2008, fromhttp://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs.

Ladner, M. & Hammons, C. "Special but unequal: Race and special education. (2001). In Rethinking special education for a new century, pp. 259-287. Washington, D.C.: Thomas B. Fordham Foundation and the Progressive Policy Institute. Retrieved on February 5, 2008, fromhttp://www.ppionline.org/documents/SpecialEd_ch12.pdf.

National Education Association. (2006). “NEA's position on IDEA: Funding.” Washington, D.C.: National Education Association. Retrieved on December 8, 2008, from http://www.nea.org/lac/idea/ideaposition2.html.

National Research Council. (2002). “Minority students in special and gifted education. Committee on Minority Representation in Special Education,” Donovan, M. S. & Cross, C. T. (Eds.). Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.

New York Department of Education. (2006). “Closing the gap for students with disabilities: A strategy to improve achievement,” Albany, New York: New York Department of Education. Retrieved on December 8, 2008 from,http://www.vesid.nysed.gov/specialed/swd-100506/SWDsAction2006.ppt.

New York Department of Education. (2007). Grade 3-8 math tests results, slide 24 of 43. Albany, New York: New York Department of Education. Retrieved on December 8, 2008, from, http://www.emsc.nysed.gov/irts/ela-math/math-07/3-8math-ela_files/800x600/slide24.html.

U.S. Department of Education. (2007a). Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Office of Special Education Programs, 27th annual (2005) report to congress on the implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, vol. 1, Washington D.C.: U.S. Department of Education.

U.S. Department of Education. (2006a). Mini-Digest of education statistics. Washington D.C.: U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved in December 2008, from http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2007/2007067.pdf.

U.S. Department of Education. (2006b). Office of Special Education Programs, Data Analysis System, Table 1-15. Washington D.C.: U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved on July, 2008, fromhttps://www.ideadata.org/index.html.

U.S. Department of Education (2006c), Office of Special Education Programs, Data Analysis System, Table B-2A. Washington D.C.: U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved on July, 2008, fromhttps://www.ideadata.org/index.html.

U.S. Department of Education. (2007b). Institute of Education Sciences, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2007 Mathematics Assessment. Washington D.C.: U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved on October, 2008, from http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/naepdata/.

U.S. Department of Education (2007c). Institute of Education Sciences, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2007 Reading Assessment. Washington D.C.: U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved on October, 2008, from http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/naepdata/.

U.S. Department of Education (2008), Office of Special Education Programs, Data Analysis System, Table B-5A. Washington D.C.: U.S. Department of Education. See definition embedded within spreadsheet. Retrieved on July, 2008, from https://www.ideadata.org/index.html.

U.S. Department of Labor. (2007). Occupational outlook handbook, 2008-09 Edition. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Labor. Retrieved on December 9, 2008, from http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos070.htm.


This piece is based on the full examination of special education prepared for the Center for Public Education by Ulrich Boser, a freelance writer and a contributing editor at U.S. News and World Report. His work has appeared in Smithsonian, Slate, and the Washington Post.


Posted: October 15, 2009


©2009 Center for Public Education

Add Your Comments





Display name as (required):  

Comments (max 2000 characters):




Comments:



Home > Evaluating performance > Special education > Special education: References

ALSO IN THIS GUIDE...

Pre-Kindergarten
Investing in high-quality pre-kindergarten education yields benefits for kids, school, and communities.
Read More
Data First
How good are your schools? How can they improve? Data can provide answers.
Read More