Educational & Legal Reform for Students with Special Needs Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following innovative ideas was promoted by John Dewey?

Question 2 2. Which of these activists promoted character education programs in public schools?

Question 3 3. Who is known as the 'Father of American Public Schools'?

Question 4 4. What was Horace Mann's job before he began promoting school reform?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a vocal advocacy group or movement working for the rights of people with disabilities?

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Question 6 6. The 1964 Civil Rights Act provided protection to all of the following groups EXCEPT _____.

Question 7 7. Why was the Willowbrook State School closed down?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT an example of educational practices that comply with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)?

Question 9 9. Jim has an IEP and his parents want to make sure he is being educated in the least restrictive environment possible. Evaluate the options below and indicate which situation most aligns with a LRE for Jim.

Question 10 10. How does an Individualized Education Program (IEP) help to support students with disabilities?

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Question 11 11. In the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) what is meant by 'Least Restrictive Environment'?

Question 12 12. Four different people sued their respective schools because of non-compliance with the IDEA. Which lawsuit would be dismissed because the situation does NOT fall under the IDEA?

Question 13 13. Ideally, what criteria should be considered regarding teachers who educate children with disabilities according to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, also known as the No Child Left Behind Act?

Question 14 14. What criteria should be utilized when making accommodations and modifications in the inclusive environment?

Question 15 15. What philosophy guided the IDEA mandates?

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Question 16 16. How should instruction for children with disabilities in the general education classroom be designed?

Question 17 17. The No Child Left Behind Act required all states to judge student progress using what method?

Question 18 18. Special education in the United States is governed by what piece of legislation?

Question 19 19. Some special educators and parents argued that the No Child Left Behind Act was good for special needs students because it aligned with what principle of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act?

Question 20 20. Why did some special educators and parents criticize the No Child Left Behind Act?

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Question 21 21. Section 504 has a more _____ set of qualifying criteria than IDEA.

Question 22 22. Who qualifies for service under Section 504?

Question 23 23. Section 504 is part of the:

Question 24 24. Why does Section 504 exist?

Question 25 25. Which of the following information from school records may be shared without obtaining written permission?

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Question 26 26. Under which of the following circumstances must schools receive written permission from parents or student of legal age to release educational records?

Question 27 27. If parents do not want their child's directory information from school records released, what are their options?

Question 28 28. If a parent believes that information in their minor child's school records is inaccurate, which of the following options is available?

Question 29 29. Which of the following was an accomplishment of Catharine Beecher?

Question 30 30. Which of the following laws was NOT developed to provide protection to those living with a disability?

Educational & Legal Reform for Students with Special Needs Chapter Exam Instructions

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