FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 4, 2012
Results-Driven Accountability – Question 3 ACTION:
U.S. Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services asks for your comments and suggestions posted in response to the Results-Driven Accountability (RDA) questions. Let your voice be heard on or before September 14, 2012 when Question 3 will be closed for comments!
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SOS is initiating this ACTION in response to the following questions posed by the U.S. Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. Let your voice be heard and share this ACTION.
#1 each of you try to allocate a little time to carry out the suggestions here and
#2 that you forward this particularly to any special education teachers, administrators, parents who also might participate along with all of your list serves (this could include ICs, PTA Presidents, educators, District School Administration, other education organizations etc..)
ACTION: Notice that this is an initiative that US.Ed Office of Special Education is carrying out. They ask a question every two weeks asking for comments, then they post the comments at the end of the two weeks and ask another question. This is Question 3. Please click on the links to questions “one” and “two” and read the question and comments. Then if you feel you have any expertise in this area, please respond with your comments. Then respond to the current question (#3). Remember that personal experiences illustrate positions most effectively.
OSEP appreciates the comments and suggestions posted in response to the Results-Driven Accountability (RDA) questions one and two OSEP will accept comments on question 3 until September 14.
Please check out the RDA web siteand Blog question.
RDA Question #3:
“The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires the U.S. Department of Education and states to focus on improving educational results and functional outcomes for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities, as well as to ensure that programs meet IDEA requirements. As the department refocuses its accountability efforts, which IDEA requirements do you see as being most closely related to improved educational results and functional outcomes for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities?”
Please go to the Blog Question Page above [or click on the title] to comment.