Instructional Arrangements

Our district offers a continuum of services with flexible instructional arrangements that are
available to meet the individual needs of students with disabilities on each campus.

  • Regular Classroom with Accommodations: Special education staff work cooperatively with the general education teachers to ensure that student modifications and accommodations are understood and implemented in general education classes.

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  • Content Mastery: This program is an instructional support service for students identified as special education who receive their primary instruction in the general education setting. This model provides a wide variety of services for students to ensure academic success in the general education curriculum.
  • Resource: Resource is a structured program based on the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills general education curriculum in reading, language arts/English, and math. Instruction in a resource setting is provided by a Special Education teacher and is designed to meet individual academic needs to increase academic competence. Resource classes at the secondary level are provided through fundamental classes.

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  • Self Contained: Self contained classes are designed for students with educational needs that require a specialized instruction by a special educator. The array of classes include a variety of instructional arrangements for students who demonstrate special behavioral and/or academic needs.
  • Homebound: This service is designed to provide instruction to students who are unable to attend school due to accidents, illness, or a non-contagious disease as documented by a licensed physician. Students instructed through homebound services are expected to be confined to the home for a minimum of four consecutive weeks or any period of time totaling at least four weeks throughout the school year.

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  • Speech and Language Therapy: This program provides remediation to students with communication disorders to improve their effectiveness and performance in the academic environment.