Read the module Learning Resources Below. Consider how each reading supports your understanding of your role in making appropriate decisions for teaching students with exceptionalities. Also, reflect on service delivery in the field and how this impacts placement decisions.
2. Review the document, “Special Education Policy and Regulation Flow Chart.”
3. Research the law process and how regulations move from the federal government to state departments to school districts for your school setting. For international students, research the processes for your locale from the national, regional, and local levels.
What role does local, regional, and/or national policy play in the implementation of special education regulations in your locale? What, as a special education professional, does this mean for you on the front line of implementing policy in your district?
How might a teacher ethically advocate for students with exceptionalities to various government officials in order to impact special education laws and regulations?
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