Students with Disabilities

Application to Students with Disabilities

The Common Core State Standards articulate rigorous grade-level expectations in the areas of mathematics and English language arts.. These standards identify the knowledge and skills students need in order to be successful in college and careers

Students with disabilities students eligible under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)must be challenged to excel within the general curriculum and be prepared for success in their

post-schoollives,includingcollegeand/orcareers. Thesecommonstandardsprovideanhistoric opportunitytoimproveaccesstorigorousacademiccontentstandardsforstudentswithdisabilities. The continued development of understanding about research-based instructional practices and a focus on their effective implementation will help improve access to mathematics and English language arts (ELA) standards for all students, including those with disabilities.

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Lisa Mutter,
May 18, 2012, 9:04 AM