ERIC Number: ED026778
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Federal Involvement in the Education of Exceptional Children: A Review of Legislation.
Horn, Charles J., Jr.; Bowers, Norman E.
Intended as a reference to statutes which provide federal aid, federal laws from 1949 to 1968 having provisions for education of the handicapped are listed and described, a total of 62 pieces of basic legislation and 12 extensions and authorizations. The legislation is in the areas of research, training, demonstration, and construction, and characterized as direct or indirect aid. Appropriations laws, public law authorizations, and selected appropriations are listed; 25 references are included. Landmark legislation and trends in federal policy are identified and both implications and suggestions are given for future legislation. (LE)
Descriptors: Demonstration Programs, Educational Needs, Educational Research, Educational Trends, Equalization Aid, Exceptional Child Education, Facilities, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Financial Support, Handicapped Children, Legislation, Professional Education, Public Policy, Review (Reexamination), Services, State Federal Aid, Training Allowances, Vocational Rehabilitation
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Inst. of Research for Exceptional Children.