Educational Reform Essay

By analyzing the history of education and educational trends, special education teachers can hypothesize reforms intended to benefit the future of special education.
From the following list, select two significant changes or reforms that have affected education within the past 100 years:

The use of state mandated content standards in curriculum for special education students

Differentiated learning

Diversity and socioeconomic status

Inclusive classrooms

Evidence-based instructional technology integration

Standardized testing

Response to intervention

Any other relevant change or reform, with approval from your instructor

In a 500-750 word essay, discuss both positive and negative aspects of these changes or reforms. Propose at least one change or reform that would benefit the future of special education. Explain how your suggested change or reform could be brought about.
Support your position with 2-3 scholarly resources from the GCU Library or other credible sources.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
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