TITLE

Managing the Mainstream: An Analysis of Teacher Attitudes and Student Performance in Mainstream High School Programs

AUTHOR(S)
Zigmond, Naomi; Levin, Erwin; Laurie, Theresa E.
PUB. DATE
November 1985
SOURCE
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Nov1985, Vol. 18 Issue 9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates the practice of mainstreaming learning disabled (LD) students into regular high school classes and whether teacher attitudes, teacher instructional practices and student behavior are responsible for LD students' failing grades in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Accommodative powers of mainstream teachers; Grades of LD students in the mainstream; Attendance patterns of LD students in mainstream classes.
ACCESSION #
4739061

 

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