ERIC Number: ED157315
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Organization and Administration of Special Education in Public Schools in the United States.
Mackie, Romaine P.
The paper provides some background on the development of education in America including pioneers in the education of the handicapped and discusses the provisions of P.L. 94-142, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act. Part I considers the development of general education with sections on state education agencies, local level government, and state level government. In Part II, the history of special education is traced from the late eighteenth century to the present and the mandates of P.L. 94-142 are briefly considered. (SBH)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Education for All Handicapped Children Act
Note: Paper presented at the World Congress on Future Special Education (First, Stirling, Scotland, June 25 - July 1, 1978)