Do States Have Certification Requirements for Preparing General Education Teachers to Teach Students with Disabilities? Experience in the Northeast and Islands Region
This study on teacher certification requirements in the Northeast & Islands Region finds that eight of the nine jurisdictions require some coursework in teaching students with disabilities for initial licensure of general education teachers.
Features of State Response to Intervention Initiatives in Northeast and Islands Region States
This study found that New England states and New York support response to intervention as an approach to overall school instructional improvement or determining special education eligibility.
Training Early Intervention Assistants in California's Community Colleges
This study examines California's efforts to foster preservice preparation of early intervention assistants for infants and toddlers with special needs through the Community College Personnel Preparation Project.
Alternative Assessments for Special Education Students in the Southwest Region States
This study reviews and summarizes alternate assessment policies and practices — and their implementation and impact — for the most significantly cognitively disabled students across the Southwest Region.