|Access Guide for Students with Significant Disabilities
A comprehensive source of information, resources, tools and educational strategies.
|CPSD Concerned about ESEA Flexibility
The Collaboration to Promote Self-Determination (CPSD) expresses concerns over the ESEA Flexibility Request process and content. Louisiana is among the states that have approval to waiver many of the requirements of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) of 2001.
|EarlySteps Fact Sheet HB375|
|PK-12 Public Education in Louisiana; The Cowen Institute; March 2012
A report on PK-12 Public Education in Louisiana for the 2012 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature by the Cowen Institute (March 2012). The Cowen Institute, which opened its doors in March 2007, is an action-oriented think tank that informs and advances solutions – through policies, programs, and partnerships – to eliminate the challenges impeding the success of K-12 education in New Orleans and beyond. By leveraging Tulane’s human, intellectual, political, financial, and social capital, we are pioneering a new role for major research universities to interact with K-12 public education systems in their respective communities.
|Project IDEAL Online
Project IDEAL (Informing and Designing Education For All Learners) is a website intended to better prepare teachers to work with students with disabilities. Project IDEAL is an initiative by the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities (TCDD).
|Research on Reform|
|Transition Assessment Tool Kit
National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center (NSTTAC)
|Transition Planning: Preparing for Post Secondary Outcomes
LDOE webinar December 2014
|CRS Alignment of ESEA and IDEA
The Education of Students with Disabilities: Alignment Between the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Congressional Research Service report, March 2014
|Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
Federal Law ensuring services to children with disabilities.
|La. Special Education Data Profile 2011-2012|
|Inclusive Education Research and Practice
Inclusion Works! A document by the Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education in 2010.
|Shifting Trends in Special Education|
|Making Sense of the Metrics: Student Growth, Value-added Models, and Teacher Effectiveness
A brief paper describing measurement systems being used to gauge student performance and teacher accountability. Making Sense of the Metrics: Student Growth, Value-added Models, and Teacher Effectiveness (2011). Pearson Education Inc.