Maryland schools embrace co-teaching through pilot program

A push to implement co-teaching in Maryland is highlighted through a pilot program at 25 schools. The initiative includes a framework for special-education and core-subject teachers with guidance for educators, administrators and officials at all levels of the process. In classrooms, educators are being encouraged to use various co-teaching models that ensure equal participation among co-teachers. "The goal is to get both people teaching -- that's how you increase the intensity," said author and CEC President Marilyn Friend, who developed some of the models.

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