The collaborative partnership between most campus laboratory schools and their university or college department of education differs from campus to campus. The dual purpose of this partnership is to provide an education to school aged children as well as to provide college education majors an opportunity to observe and teach in a laboratory environment. The focus on inclusion and providing a free and appropriate education in the least restrictive environment for students with disabilities is an additional benefit for all of the students. In order for the partnership to be most effective, conversations must occur between general and special education faculty members in both schools as well as between the college and campus school faculties.
Winters, Jeremy; Rice, Craig; and Cliche, Cindy
"Collaborative Partnerships to Achieve Equity,"
1, Article 1.
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