Home Articles Reader Opinion Editorial Book Reviews Discussion Writers Guide About TCRecord
transparent 13

Special Education for a New Century

reviewed by N. Kathleen Kosobud - 2006

coverTitle: Special Education for a New Century
Author(s): Lauren I. Katzman, Allison Gruner Gandhi, Wendy S. Harbour, and J.D. LaRock (Eds.)
Publisher: Harvard Education Publishing Group, Cambridge
ISBN: 091669044X, Pages: 300, Year: 2005
Search for book at Amazon.com

Special Education for a New Century comes at a significant time for policy makers, teacher educators and researchers, education leaders, and disability advocates.  Since the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act’s (IDEA) reauthorization in 2004, intended to align with No Child Left Behind (2001), the unexpected impact of the new accountability system is being felt by many of the nation’s schools.  This book is a follow-up to the Harvard Educational Review’s reprint volume: Special Education at the Century's End: Evolution of Theory and Practice Since 1970 (Hehir & Latus, eds., 1992), a retrospective look at the progress and future of special education from before the initial passage of P.L. 94-142, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (EHA) of 1975.  Over 10 years later, this second compilation of classic articles and contemporary critiques invites readers to reappraise special education in the context of standards and accountability for all students. In spite of... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

To view the full-text for this article you must be signed-in with the appropriate membership. Please review your options below:

Store a cookie on my computer that will allow me to skip this sign-in in the future.
Send me my password -- I can't remember it
Purchase this Article
Purchase Special Education for a New Century
Individual-Resource passes allow you to purchase access to resources one resource at a time. There are no recurring fees.
Become a Member
Online Access
With this membership you receive online access to all of TCRecord's content. The introductory rate of $25 is available for a limited time.
Print and Online Access
With this membership you receive the print journal and free online access to all of TCRecord's content.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 108 Number 8, 2006, p. 1628-1638
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 12286, Date Accessed: 8/15/2020 1:14:29 PM

Purchase Reprint Rights for this article or review
Article Tools
Related Articles

Related Discussion
Post a Comment | Read All

About the Author
  • N. Kosobud
    Michigan State University
    E-mail Author
    KATHLEEN KOSOBUD is a Disability and Diversity Scholar in the Special Education doctoral program at Michigan State University, with interests in family-school collaborations and special education policy. She has worked with students with disabilities ranging from mild to severe for the past 25 years. She is on leave from the Ann Arbor (Michigan) Public Schools.
Member Center
In Print
This Month's Issue