Preparing Highly Qualified Teachers for Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders: The Impact of NCLB and IDEA

@article{Rosenberg2004PreparingHQ,
  title={Preparing Highly Qualified Teachers for Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders: The Impact of NCLB and IDEA},
  author={Michael Rosenberg and Paul T. Sindelar and Michael L. Hardman},
  journal={Behavioral Disorders},
  year={2004},
  volume={29},
  pages={266 - 278}
}
No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and the reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) require that by 2005–2006 all teachers be highly qualified, a designation that for the first time in history is actually specified by federal statute. The authors discuss how the federal definition of highly qualified is influencing the preparation of special education teachers and how these changes could impact the education of students with disabilities, most notably those with… 

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