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U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans
Statute: TITLE I / D / 654 / a / 1

(1) Carrying out programs that provide support to both special education and regular education teachers of children with disabilities and principals, such as programs that--

(A) provide teacher mentoring, team teaching, reduced class schedules and case loads, and intensive professional development;

(B) use standards or assessments for guiding beginning teachers that are consistent with challenging State student academic achievement and functional standards and with the requirements for professional development, as defined in section 9101 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965; and

(C) encourage collaborative and consultative models of providing early intervention, special education, and related services.