OSERS Assistant Secretary John Hager and Deputy Assistant Secretary Troy Justesen Appear in Department Television Program.
In recognition of the 30th anniversary of the law now known as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the November broadcast of the U.S. Department of Education's monthly television program, Education News Parents Can Use, highlights the education of the approximately 200,000 infants and toddlers and 6.5 million students who receive early intervention and special education services. The program, "Special Education: Ensuring Excellence for All Students," features Assistant Secretary John Hager and Deputy Assistant Secretary Troy Justesen from the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), as well as interviews with educators, community leaders, parents and a student.
The program showcases successful inclusion programs in schools, profiles research-based, early identification and intervention initiatives to identify academic and behavioral problems in young children, and gives parents advice in navigating the special education system.
To view a streaming Web cast of the entire program, please visit www.connectlive.com/events/ednews/ and scroll down to access the show from November 15, 2005.
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