ERIC Number: ED169740
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Fiscal Year 1979 Maryland Amended Annual Program Plan Under Part B of the Education of the Handicapped Act as Amended by Public Law 94-142.
Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. Office of Special Education.
The document contains Maryland's 1979 program plan for the education of handicapped children as mandated by P.L. 94-142 (Education for All Handicapped Children Act). Seventeen chapters address the following: public notice and opportunity for comment; right to education policy statement; full educational goal and timelines; policy on priorities; child identification; the individualized education program; procedural safeguards; least restrictive environment; protection in evaluation procedures; comprehensive system of personnel development; participation of private school children; placement in private schools; recovery of funds for misclassified children; hearing on LEA (local education agency) application; annual evaluation; additional requirements in such areas as monitoring procedures; and description of use of Part B funds. Appendixes, which make up the bulk of the document, include copies of Maryland State Legislation, criteria and guidelines for the LEA Child Find Plan, Maryland State Department of Education monitoring and evaluation forms and procedures, rules and regulations for surrogate parents, interagency agreements, form for application for a local plan, and a summary of public comments. (SBH)
Descriptors: Due Process, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Handicapped Children, Individualized Programs, Program Development, State Programs, State Standards, Student Placement
Maryland State Department of Education, Special Education Division, Information Management Branch, P.O. Box 8717, Baltimore, Maryland 21240 (free)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. Office of Special Education.
Identifiers: Education for All Handicapped Children Act; Maryland
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