TITLE

What Does the Law Say?

AUTHOR(S)
Zirkel, Perry A.
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Teaching Exceptional Children;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Readers request a legal perspective on ideas from articles in "Teaching Exceptional Children." One asks if it is legal to use curriculum-based assessment (CBA) instead of standardized testing to establish a student's eligibility under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Another asks if CBA can be used with miscue analysis for assessing progress in reading. One reader asks if allowing paraprofessionals to create and teach strategies is allowed under IDEA.
ACCESSION #
23622879

 

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