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Volume 10, Number 4
July/August 1994

Assumptions Underlie Arguments About Inclusion

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Jay Heubert, who teaches courses on school law at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, offers the following analysis of the conflicting assumptions underlying the arguments of advocates and critics of the Regular Education Initiative (REI), first proposed by the U.S. Department of Education in 1986 as a strategy for unifying regular and special education. Heubert also finds five points of consensus, listed at the bottom. School administrators may find this framework a useful starting point for a discussion of beliefs about inclusion with teachers, parents, and school boards.

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