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Document Number: 6352

Paraprofessional Database Research Navigator MS Word PDF - No Child Left Behind outlined a set of federal standards for paraprofessionals with classroom instructional duties in the nation’s highest-poverty schools. All 50 states are working toward meeting – and some states are even exceeding – the federal qualification requirements for paraprofessionals. This issue brief presents research from each of the 50 states regarding paraprofessional certification and qualification requirements, professional development for paraprofessionals and percentages of paraprofessionals who are considered highly qualified. (Angela Baber, Education Commission of the States, September 2005)...
Author: Angela Baber
Publisher: ECS

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