Cooch’s research study began as a six-year grant from the South Dakota Department of Education/Special Education for $330,000 to address performance outcomes of children receiving special education services once they exit the K-12 system.
The study, which has now been funded for an additional year, follows South Dakota high school special education graduates to determine what they do after graduation. His information includes their plans after graduation and compares those plans to what they are doing one year after graduation. This research is designed to potentially help school districts improve their special education programs.
Cooch received his master’s in special education and doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of South Dakota. He has been a member of the BHSU faculty since 1999.
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