OSEP Research Institutes: Bridging Research and Practice

January 2006
Teaching Exceptional Children;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p64
Academic Journal
The article features the three education research institutes funded by the U.S. Office of Special Education Programs to the study specific curricular and instructional interventions. The Center on Accelerating Student Learning focuses on accelerating reading, math, and writing development in Grades K-3. Meanwhile, the Research Institute to Accelerate Content Learning Through High Support for Students With Disabilities in Grades 4-8 examines interventions that reflect high expectations, content, and support for students. Finally, the Institute for Academic Access conducts research to develop instructional methods and materials to provide students with authentic access to the high school general curriculum.


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