April 11, 2012 | Posted At: 03:20 PM | Author: Alexander Russo | Category: NCLB News , On Capitol Hill , Site News , Teachers, Teaching, Unions
NCLB: Special Education Teachers Worry About Super Subgroups
Like everyone else, special education teachers and administrators are both excited and fearful about the new NCLB waivers coming down the pike. Excited for among other things for the day when they and their kids won't be blamed for a school not making AYP. Concerned about the disappearance of a special education subgroup that "counts" the same way as it did under NCLB. Read this new article from the Harvard Education Letter for more: With the Rise of “Super Subgroups,” Concerns for Disabled Students Mount. NCLB has become increasingly important to educators who work with students with disabilities, even though it provides no dedicated funding stream and is in many ways much weaker than IDEA.