A Research Project Presented in Partial Fulfillment
Master of Education
Over the past decades, there has been a significant shift in the perceived best practices in the field of special education. While the paradigm for special education, at one time, involved removing students with special needs from the classroom to receive specialized instruction from specifically trained practitioners, the social stigma and lack of academic progress pushed administrators to move toward a more inclusive philosophy of education. A meta-synthesis was performed of past quantitative and qualitative studies to determine what type of structure will best ...