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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.

 

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2016 SUmmer SPecialEDge Summer 2016 - Unified Systems—From IDEA To Reality E-PUBe-pub document adobe acrobat
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2016 Summer ASCE ASCE Public Report 2015–2016

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2015 WInter Special EDge Spring 2016: The Challenge of Change Educational Leadership E-PUB e-pub document adobe acrobat
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2015 Summer ASCE Insert California's State Systemic Improvement Plan: an Overview adobe acrobatPDF HTML
2015 WInter Special EDge Winter 2015: Putting Research And Policy To Practice   adobe acrobat
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2015 Summer ASCE Insert Winter 2015 Insert: The California Advisory Commission on Special Education Annual Report for 2014-2015   adobe acrobat
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2014 Summer SpecialEDge

Summer 2015: Student Involvement and Transition

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2014 Summer SpecialEDge

Spring 2015: Alignment

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2014 Summer SpecialEDge

Spring 2015 Insert: Multitiered System of Supports

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2014 Summer SpecialEDge

Autumn 2014: School-Community Collaboration

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2014 Summer SpecialEDge

Summer 2014: Student Behavior and School Success

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2014 ASCE Report 2014 ASCE Report   adobe acrobat
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2014 Winter Spring

Winter/Spring 2014: What New Standards Mean for Students with Disabilities California Common Core State Standards

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Winter 2014 Insert

Winter/Spring 2014: What Parents Need to Know About the Common Core State Standards

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Winter 2014 Insert

Winter/Spring 2014: What Students Need to Know About the Common Core State Standards

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Winter/Spring 2014 Insert

Winter/Spring 2014: What Teachers Need to Know About the Common Core State Standards

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Winter/Spring 2014 Insert

Winter/Spring 2014: What School Administrators Need to Know About the Common Core State Standards

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2013 Autumn

Autumn 2013: Special Education: A Service, Not a Place

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2013 Summer Issue

Summer 2013: Multitiered Systems of Support

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2013 Summer Insert

Summer 2013: Special Insert: The California Advisory Commission on Special Education

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2013 Spring

Spring 2013: Student Behavior

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Spring 2013

Spring 2013: Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Supports

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2013 Winter Special EDge

Winter 2013: Supports for Successful Student Engagement

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2012 ACSE Report

Winter 2013 Insert: Universal Design for Learning

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2012 Summer English SpecialEdge

Summer 2012: The Common Core State Standards

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2012 ACSE Report

Summer 2012 Insert: Advisory Commission on Special Education (ACSE) Annual Report

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2011 Summer English SpecialEdge

Winter/Spring 2012: Adapting Curriculum and Instruction

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2010-11 ACSE Report

Winter/Spring 2012 Insert: Accommodations and Modifications with Learning in Mind

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2011 Summer English SpecialEdge

Autumn 2011: Transition to Adult Life

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2010-11 ACSE Report

Autumn 2011 Insert: WorkAbility I A California Transition Program

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2011 Summer English SpecialEdge

Summer 2011: Special Education Within the Context of General Education

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2010-11 ACSE Report

Summer 2011 Insert: 2010 - 2011 ASCE Report

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2011 Winter Spring English SpecialEdge

Winter/Spring 2011: Focusing on Student Achievement and Success Beyond Compliance Toward Improvement

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2011 Winter Spring English Special Edge Insert

Winter/Spring 2011Insert: Procedural Safeguards Referral Service

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2010 Autumn SpecialEDge

Autumn 2010: Effective Communication: Central to Student Success

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2010 Autumn Special Edge Insert

Autumn 2010 Insert: Focused Monitoring and Technical Assistance

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2009 Summer SpecialEDge

Summer 2010: Understanding and Addressing Disproportionality

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2009 Suumer SpecialEDge Insert

Summer 2010 Special Insert: ACSE 2009–2010 annual report

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2009 Summer SpecialEDge

Winter/Spring 2010: Improving School and Care Settings for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities

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2009 Suumer SpecialEDge Insert

Winter/Spring 2010 Insert: Early Childhood Inclusion What It Looks like, How It’s Done

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2009 Summer SpecialEDge

Autumn 2009: The IEP and Standards-Based Instruction

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2009 Suumer SpecialEDge Insert

Autumn 2009 Insert: Infusing IEPs with Content

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2009 Summer SpecialEDge

Summer 2009: Delivering Quality Service During a Budget Downturn

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2009 Suumer SpecialEDge Insert

Summer 2009 Insert: The California Advisory Commission on Special Education 2008-09 Annual Report

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2007 Autumn SpecialEdge

Winter/Spring 2009: Family Support and Parent Involvement

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2007 Atumn insert

Winter/Spring 2009 Special Insert: Family Support: An Annotated Directory of Parent Agencies Throughout California (updated September 2010)

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2007 Autumn SpecialEdge

Autumn 2008: Transition to Adult Living

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2007 Atumn insert

Autumn 2008 Special Insert: Transition Resources

 

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2007 Autumn SpecialEdge

Summer 2008: Accessing the General Education Curriculum

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2007 Atumn insert

Summer 2008: The California Advisory Commision on Special Education 2007-2008 Annual Report

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2008 Winter/Sping SpecialEDge

Winter/Spring 2008: Closing the Acheivment Gap

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2008 Winter/Spring SpecialEDge Insert

Winter/Spring 2008 Special Insert: Assessment: Changes and Challenges

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2007 Autumn SpecialEdge

Autumn 2007: Responding to Change

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2007 Atumn insert

Autumn 2007 Special Insert: Special Education Legislation: Key Assembly Bills

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Summer 2007: Teacher Recruitment and Retention

Summer 2007: Teacher Recruitment and Retention

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Summer 2007 Special Insert: ACSE Public Report 2006-2007

Summer 2007 Special Insert: ACSE Public Report 2006-2007

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2006 Summer thumnail

Winter/Spring 2007: IDEA 2004's New Regulations

 

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2006 Summer thumnail

Winter/Spring 2007 Special Insert: Preview of Transition to Adult Living: An Information and Resource Guide

 

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2006 Summer

Autumn 2006:
Disproportionate Representation

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2006 Summer thumnail

Summer 2006:
Educational Leadership

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Special Insert for Summer 2006:
The California Advisory Commission on Special Education Public Report, 2005-06

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Winter/Spring 2006:
Response to Intervention: An Overview

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Autumn 2005:
Schoolwide Behavioral Supports at the Secondary Level

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Special Insert for Autumn 2005:
Behavior Resources for Teens

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Summer 2005:
Special Education and High School Reform

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Special Insert for Summer 2005:
The California Advisory Commission on Special Education Annual Report, 2004-05

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Special Insert for Summer 2005:

Winter/Spring 2005:
Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act

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Winter/Spring 2005:

Special Insert for Winter/Spring 2005:
Middle School Success

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Autumn 2004:
High School Reform

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Special Insert for Autumn 2004:
Secondary School Literacy

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Summer 2004:
Transition

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Special Insert for Summer 2004:
California Advisory Commission on Special Education Annual Report II

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PDFs of back issues dating to Winter 1999 are available by request. Topics include:

To request these PDFs, please e-mail Giselle Blong.