TITLE

ARE WE THERE YET?

AUTHOR(S)
Poplin, Mary; Rogers, Sharon M.
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Learning Disability Quarterly;Spring2005, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p156
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reviews the status of education for learning disabled children as of 2005 in the U.S. and how it compares to three goals of providing free access to education, achieving quality academic, behavioral and social outcomes, and preparing students for a full and productive adult life. Short history of the fight for access to education for all handicapped children; Suggestion that quality outcomes have not been met as shown by scores on standardized tests, graduation rates and dropout rates; Opinion that a unitary inclusive system has not been achieved.
ACCESSION #
16979415

 

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