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Special Education in the Age of National Standards

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Special Education in the Age of National Standards

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Special Education in the Age of National Standards

Special Education in the Age of National Standards

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Special education is evolving as a result of the strict standards mandated by the No Child Left Behind Act, which pushes schools to bring all students up to the same level. What does this mean for U.S. students?

Guests:

Ken Bird, superintendent of the West Side School District in Omaha, Neb.

Margaret McLaughlin, associate director of the Institute for the Study of Exceptional Children at the University of Maryland

Karen Royal, assistant director of the Pyramid Community Parent Resource Center in New Orleans