Welcome to class! In this first week of SPE/300, we examine the history and legal foundations of special education. It is important for all educators to possess a basic understanding of the history and legal principles specific to special education to ensure a quality educational experience for all.
Respond to the following three questions:
- What are 2 major laws or policies that influenced special education the most, and why?
- Why do you think it’s important for all educators to know these laws and policies?
Review the College’s Conceptual Framework and answer the question.
- How does this topic link to the College’s Conceptual Framework and the framework’s philosophical relationship to effective teacher preparation?