- SWIFT Center is a national center that is committed to inclusion and providing research based supports to create inclusive districts. Here is their report showing how the achievement gap between students with and without disabilities decreased after three years of inclusion. Check out page 1 for a list of benefits of inclusive education and pages 2-3 to see graphs on the achievement gap.
- Jennifer Kurth is a professor at KU. She has done a lot of amazing research on test scores of students that were included versus those that were segregated. Check out page 11.
- This one is really worth looking
at. It's about how inclusion isn't a choice or a philosophy... it's the LAW!
- Page 31 and 32 of Cheryl Jorgenson's ppt explains negative impacts of segregation.
- This is just one reading from Paula Kluth's awesome blog!
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Inclusion: Research and PROOF
I'm asked a lot by friends and colleagues to share "proof" with me that inclusion works, is necessary, or allows for student success. I individually share information with these people but thought others might be interested in my top articles.