Education professor advocates for inclusion and co-teaching

11/4/2009 | Hawk Eye (Burlington, Iowa), The

Marilyn Friend, an education professor at the University of North Carolina, told a group of educators and parents in Iowa that she believes students with special needs perform better in school when they remain in classrooms with students without special needs. Friend advocates a co-teaching model and recommends schools limit the number of students with special needs in each inclusion classroom to a range of one-fifth to one-third of students.

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