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ERIC Number: ED115005
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Public Law 93-380, 93rd Congress, H.R. 69, August 21, 1974: An Act to Extend and Amend the Elementary and Secondary Act of 1965, and for Other Purposes.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC.
Provided in the complete text of Public Law 93-380, "Education Amendments of 1974", are amendments to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (Title I); provisions for equal educational opportunities and the transportation of students (Title II); information on federal impact aid programs (Title III) and consolidation of certain education programs (Title IV); and sections dealing with education administration (Title V), the extension and revision of related elementary and secondary education programs (such as education of the handicapped) (Title VI), the national reading improvement program (Title VII), and miscellaneous provisions (Title VIII). Major changes concerned with the handicapped include fiscal changes such as increasing the minimum State allotments from $200,000 to $300,000; new State plan requirements such as requiring the plans in Fiscal Year 1975 to establish a goal of providing full educational opportunities to all handicapped children, and new State plan requirements effective in Fiscal Year 1976-77 such as the identification of all children in the State who are handicapped and in need of special educational and related services. Among other changes included which are relevant to the handicapped are provisions requiring that due process be guaranteed in student placement, that handicapped children be mainstreamed with the nonhandicapped to the maximum extent, that nondiscriminatory test and evaluation procedures be utilized, that confidentiality be preserved, and that the State plan be made available to parents and the general public. (DB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Education Amendments 1974