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The Special EDge newsletter—a publication of the California Department of Education, Special Education Division—informs and supports California’s parents, policymakers, educators, and other service providers on special education topics, focusing on research-based practices, legislation, technical support, and current resources.

 

Special EDge By Topic

Topic Issue Title URL
Achievement Gap Winter/Spring 2008 Closing the Achievement Gap http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/EDge_WS_08_Eng.pdf
Behavior Summer 2014 Student Behavior and School Success http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/2014_SummerEdge_english.pdf
Spring 2013 Student Behavior http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/EDgeSpr13Eng.newsltr508.pdf
Spring 2013 Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Supports http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/EDgeSpr13_Eng_insert_508_Word.pdf
Autumn 2005 Schoolwide Behavioral Supports at the Secondary Level http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/05fallE.pdf
Collaboration Autumn 2014 School-Community Collaboration http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/2014_Fall_English_SPedge.pdf
Disproportionality Summer 2010 Understanding and Addressing Disproportionality http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/edge_sum10_Eng_newsltr.pdf
Autumn 2006 Disproportionate Representation http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/06fallE.pdf
Early Childhood Education Winter/Spring 2010 Early Childhood Education http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/EDge_W_S10Eng_newsltr.pdf
Family Support and Parent Involvement Winter/Spring 2009 Family Support and Parent Involvement http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/EDge_winter_09_final_web_revised.pdf
IDEA Winter/Spring 2007 IDEA 2004: New Regulations http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/2007winE.pdf
Inclusion Autumn 2013 Special Education: A Service, Not a Place http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/edge_autumn2013.pdf
Leadership Summer 2006 Educational Leadership http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/06sumE.pdf
Procedural Safeguards Winter/Spring 2011 Insert Procedural Safeguards Referral Service http://calstat.org/publications/ pdfs/2011edge_winter-spring_insert.pdf
School Climate 2017 Autumn Winter Creating Positive School Climate and Culture http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/2016-2017EDge_autumn_winter.pdf
State Standards Winter/Spring 2014 The California Common Core State Standards http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/2014winterSpringedge.pdf
Winter/Spring 2014 Insert What Parents Need to Know About the Common Core State Standards http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/2014Eng-WS-inserts/Parents_CCSS_spring2014_EDge.pdf
Winter/Spring 2014 Insert What Students Need to Know About the Common Core State Standards http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/2014Eng-WS-inserts/Students_CCSS_spring_2014_EDge.pdf
Winter/Spring 2014 Insert What Teachers Need to Know About the Common Core State Standards http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/2014Eng-WS-inserts/Teachers_CCSS_spring_2014_EDge.pdf
Winter/Spring 2014 Insert Winter/Spring 2014 Insert http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/2014Eng-WS-inserts/ Administrators_CCSS_spring_2014_EDge.pdf
Summer 2012 The Common Core State Standards http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/Edge_summer_2012_newsletter.pdf
Autumn 2009 The IEP and Standards-Based Instruction http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/09AutEDge_EngNewsltr.pdf
Autumn 2009 Insert Infusing IEPs with Conten http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/Aut09_EDge_insertEng.pdf
Teacher Recruitment and Retention Summer 2007 Teacher Recruitment and Retention http://www.calstat.org/publications/pdfs/2007sumE.pdf
Tiered System of Supports Spring 2015 Insert Multitiered System of Supports http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/EDge_spring_2015_insert_final_.pdf
Summer 2013 Multitiered System of Supports http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/summer_2013-spedge-english.pdf
Winter/Spring 2006 Response to Intervention: An Overview http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/06sprE.pdf
Transition Summer 2015 Student Involvement and Transition to Adult Life http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/edge_summer_2015.pdf
Autumn 2011 Transition to Adult Life http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/edge_autumn2011.pdf
Autumn 2011 Insert WorkAbility I: A California Transition Program http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/edge_autumn2011_insert.pdf
Autumn 2010 Effective Communication: Central to Student Success http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/edge_aut10_Eng_newsltr.pdf
Autumn 2008 Transition to Adult Living http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/EDge_fall_08_edge_web.pdf
Autumn 2008 Insert Transition Resources http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/insert_EDge_fall_08.pdf
Unified System Winter 2015 Research and Policy to Practice http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/2015Winter_Edge.pdf
Spring 2015 Alignment http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/edge_spring_2015_final.pdf
Summer 2011 Special Education Within the Context of General Education http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/edge_summer_2011.pdf
Summer 2008 Accessing the General Education Curriculum http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/EDge_summer_08_edge_web.pdf
Summer 2016 Unfied Systems — From IDEA To Reality http://www.calstat.org/publications/pdfs/EDge_summer_2016_final.pdf
UDL Winter 2013 Insert Universal Design for Learning http://calstat.org/publications/pdfs/2013EDgeWinterinsert.pdf