ERIC Number: ED024164
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
Opportunities for Handicapped Children in the Public Schools of New Jersey.
Interagency Committee for Education of the Handicapped, Montclair, NJ.
The history of special education in New Jersey public schools (1904-54), and new legislation and growth in the 1954-67 period are reviewed. Aspects treated include the process by which handicapped children are found, evaluated, and placed; the rights and responsibilities of pupils, teachers, and school boards; and the impact of federal programs on state and local special education programs. Opportunities for teacher and other specialist preparation in New Jersey colleges in 1967 are presented in tabular form. Appendixes include the following: the names, locations, and addresses of supervisors of child study and members of county child study teams; statistics by counties of all children enrolled in public school special education programs except speech correction in 1966; and an annotated listing of agencies from which further information about services may be sought. (DF)
Descriptors: Agencies, Boards of Education, Enrollment, Evaluation Methods, Exceptional Child Education, Federal Programs, Handicapped Children, Identification, Legislation, Placement, Professional Education, Public Schools, Research Committees, Responsibility, School Statistics, Services, Special Programs, State Programs, Students, Teacher Education, Teachers
New Jersey Association for Brain Injured Children, 61 Lincoln Street, East Orange, New Jersey 07107 ($0.25).
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Interagency Committee for Education of the Handicapped, Montclair, NJ.
Identifiers: New Jersey