Explore the websites in the assigned readings for the week. In addition, using the GCU Library databases, find credible, peer-reviewed articles that focus on laws and educating children with disabilities.
Create a digital presentation of at least 10-15 slides that includes the following:
A definition of the meaning of adequate progress as it relates to students receiving special education services.
Court cases that have addressed this subject.
How school districts measure adequate progress for all students, including those with special education needs.
How school districts are held accountable for demonstrating growth and educational benefit.
Concerns and challenges that may arise regarding adequate progress in the schools for individuals with special education needs.
Provide a brief summary of the differences between No Child Left Behind and the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
Describe how you as a teacher will keep documentation to determine adequate progress for your students.