The pull-out resource program is another way of delivering special education services. In this model, the student is placed in a general education classroom, but receives some of their instruction in a small-group setting in the resource room depending on student needs and IEP goals. This option is often chosen when the student’s academic levels differ significantly from those of the general education students.
- All children have the right to learn in the least restrictive environment which meets their needs and provides maximum interaction with all peer groups.
- Children are best taught in educational settings which prepare them for their roles and responsibilities in society.
- All learning will take place in a positive, reinforcing, safe environment which nurtures social responsibility and respect for diversity.
- All children will have access to a continuum of programs and instructional services that meet their individual needs.
- The child will be the central focus of all educational decision making.