Who's Teaching Students With Disabilities?

Boyer, Lynn; Mainzer, Richard W.
July 2003
Teaching Exceptional Children;Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p8
Academic Journal
Profiles teachers of students with disabilities in the U.S. Characteristics; Licensure status; Preparedness; Size of the special education teaching force; Growth in the number of special education students.


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