ERIC Number: ED206130
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
"To Assure the Free Appropriate Public Education of All Handicapped Children." Second Annual Report to Congress on the Implementation of Public Law 94-142: The Education for All Handicapped Children Act.
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
The document is the third in a series of reports on progress in implementing P.L. 94-142, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act. Six chapters each address a particular question regarding implementation. Chapter 1 investigates the numbers and types of handicapped children being provided special education and related services, and examines progress in extending a "free appropriate public education" to every handicapped child. Chapter 2 focuses on implementation of P.L. 94-142's least restrictive environment requirement and looks at the settings in which handicapped children are being served. A third chapter describes the characteristics and content of individualized education programs as well as the status of service providers. Chapter 4 considers consequences at the local school district level as described by a series of BEH--Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (now the Office of Special Education--initiated case studies. Chapter 5 discusses federal and state administration of P.L. 94-142, while a final chapter looks at the extent to which the intent of the Act is being met. Appended are a paper titled "Evaluation of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act, P.L. 94-142;" a report on special studies efforts through fiscal year 1979; data notes and study reviews from BEH; and tables with statistical data. (SB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Education for All Handicapped Children Act
Note: Prepared by the State Program Implementation Studies Branch.