Special Education Administration and Programming
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This article offers a guiding assessment for education administration, specifically administration within the special education sector. The essay includes an interview with a school administrator who has been involved with special education administration for 8 years. It discusses organizational culture, leadership realities, curricular demands, staff development needs and general school climate. It finds that upholding the standards of administration is the mutual responsibility of educators, administrators and members of the community. It also finds that the effective administrator must actively endorse recruitment, resource and assessment programs which can help to draw meaningful public and treasury support.
From the Paper:"The primary rationale for the course presented is its adherence to a set of statewide standards which are contended to offer the prospect for an equalized advancement of special needs students. By designing curricula for the learning disabled which are intended to accommodate the attainment of proficiency levels parallel to those of the mainstream student population, it will be possible to channel the individual strengths of these pupils in a setting which emphasizes a commitment to achievement metrics."
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