How Students With Disabilities Are Being Pushed Out of School

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Dec 18, 2008

This is the first of a three part series of conference calls on Special Education and Pushout.  Contact Lori Turner if you are interested in participating in the upcoming calls in 2009.

Call #1:  The Impact of and Solutions to Schools’ Failure to Appropriately Address Disability-Related Behavior (Description of the call with speaker bios)

Discussion of problems students with disabilities experience when their schools fail to appropriately address behavioral issues arising from their disabilities, and strategies for how schools can better serve the needs of students and their families.

  • Matthew Engel, Senior Staff Attorney, Disability Law Center of Massachusetts
  • Ron Lospennato, Director, Southern Poverty Law Center School to Prison Reform Project
  • Jacki Anderson, Professor of Special Education, California State University, East Bay
  • Lucille Eber, State Director, Illinois Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports Network


Listen to the Dec 18 call on The Impact of and Solutions to Schools’ Failure to Appropriately Address Disability-Related Behavior
Click here for Part 1
and Part 2