Special Education Law and Policy: From Foundation to Application

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Jacqueline A. Rodriguez, Wendy Murawski

Details: 300 pages, 2-Color, Softcover, 7" x 10"

ISBN13: 978-1-63550-231-2

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Release Date: 12/18/2020

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Understanding the relationship between law, advocacy, and Special Education is crucial for those who educate and advocate on behalf of students with disabilities. Special Education Law and Policy: From Foundation to Application provides a framework for understanding and implementing the law as it applies to students with disabilities and their families. Rodriguez and Murawski crafted a textbook that distills complex legal concepts into a digestible format to ensure readers understand their roles as teachers, counselors, administrators, and advocates. Their clear and accessible style of writing is intended for students and practitioners and offers case law and real-world examples to highlight the effective application of both law and policy. With contributions from experienced educators and legal professionals, readers will gather the foundational knowledge they need to support students, families, and schools. This is the text that every administrator, teacher, and advocate will want at their fingertips! 

Key Features

  • Authentic case studies of challenging issues resolved from different perspectives  
  • Chapter objectives and summaries to improve retention
  • Boxes throughout the text with key terms, concepts, and checks for understanding
  • Putting it in Practice and Application in Action boxes with real-world examples from case law
  • For Further Consideration sections at the end of each chapter with discussion questions, case law, and additional resources
  • A PluralPlus companion website PowerPoints lecture slide, a test bank, and sample syllabus for instructors

Jacqueline A. Rodriguez

Jacqueline A. Rodriguez, PhD, is the Vice President for Research, Policy, & Advocacy at the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) where she leads the content development for the association. Jackie is an experienced teacher, teacher leader, and professor. Prior to her appointment with AACTE, Jackie served William & Mary as a faculty member in the School of Education (areas of teaching and research: special education law and policy. inclusive education, culturally and linguistically diverse exceptional learners, culturally responsive teacher preparation, assessment in special education). Jackie enjoys trail running, traveling, and spending time outside with her family

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Wendy Murawski

Wendy W. Murawski, PhD, is the Executive Director and Eisner Endowed Chair of the Center for Teaching and Learning at California State University, Northridge, where she is also a Professor of Special Education. Wendy is the Director of SIMPACT, a mixed-reality immersive learning experience, and past President of TED, the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children. A frequent keynote speaker nationally and internationally, Wendy’s research and publications focus on inclusive education, co-teaching, and collaboration. She is the CEO of 2 TEACH, an educational consulting company, and this is her 14th book. Wendy loves traveling, reading, being with her family, and avoiding trail running.

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