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Unformatted text preview: ed classroom Brown v. Board of Education, its importance to Special Ed. In the Brown v. Board of Education (1954) decision, the Supreme Court ruled that it was unlawful to discriminate against any group of people. With respect to school children, the Court ruled that the concept of separate-but-equal educational facilities for children of different races was inherently unequal. People with disabilities also began to be identified as a group whose rights had been denied. In the years following Brown v. Board of Education, court cases were decided that underlined the rights of individuals with disabilities to a free, appropriate education. The Continuum of Services: Disability categories, students who are not served Activities to promote social acceptance Peer assistants Peer tutoring Classwide peer tutoring Collaborative learning...
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