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Source: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) is inviting comments on proposed changes to the Part B State Performance Plan (SPP) and Annual Performance Report (APR). Comments must be submitted on or before November 21, 2008. To read the full Federal Register notice go to http://www2.ed.gov/legislation/FedRegister/other/2008-4/102208a.html.
Copies of the information collection package are available at http://edicsweb.ed.gov/browse/browsecoll.cfm?pkg_serial_num=3870
Source: The National Professional Development Center on Inclusion - Retrieved October 24, 2008
Multimedia materials from a recent keynote presentation by the National Professional Development Center on Inclusion (NPDCI) are now available online. The presentation looks at: the origins of early childhood inclusion; the moral, social, educational, and empirical foundations of inclusion from an international perspective; a proposed definition of high quality inclusion; and promising practices. To learn more go to http://community.fpg.unc.edu/resources/resources/presentations/NPDCI-Inclusion-Evidence-Based-Practice-2008.pdf/at_download/file
Source: Commonwealth Fund - Retrieved October 23, 2008
The Commonwealth Fund recently released the following two new publications on improving early childhood health and development: