Special Education

When Students are Segregated: A Study of Least Restrictive Environment Statements

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https://media.blubrry.com/tashamplified/content.blubrry.com/tashamplified/TASH-Amplified-s4e1-8-Aug-2019-Kurth-Ruppar-RPSD-LRE-statements.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 49:52 — 68.5MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS Season 4, Episode 1 — 8 August 2019 About this episode We talk with Professors Jennifer Kurth and Andrea Ruppar, two of the six authors of the article, “Considerations in Placement Decisions for Students With Extensive Support Needs: An Analysis… read more

Action Alert | Contact OSERS to Help Protect the Rights of Students with Disabilities

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Contact Ruth Ryder at the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) and help protect the rights of students with disabilities! On February 16, TASH, on behalf of its members, sent Ruth Ryder, Acting Director of OSERS, a letter expressing concern with the announcement from the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) in the January 3,… read more

DOE Proposes Rule Under IDEA Addressing Racial Disproportionality

On February 23, 2016, the U.S. Department of Education published a proposed rule under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) addressing racial disproportionality in special education. The power of a good education, based on high expectations and quality instruction for ALL students, cannot be overstated. TASH enthusiastically supports this action by the Department of… read more

Ed Department at Augsburg College Seeks Special Ed Position

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The Education Department at Augsburg College invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position in special education, to begin August 15, 2016. Program faculty teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in special education mainly using adult learning formats. Other responsibilities include advising students, supervising student teachers, serving on department and college committees, conducting active scholarly… read more