ERIC Number: ED075978
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Mar
Reference Count: 0
A Summary of Major State Legislation Passed in 1972 Relating to the Education of Handicapped Children.
Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. Handicapped Children's Education Project.
Summarized are approximately 120 bills passed by state legislatures in 1972 pertaining to the education of handicapped children. The summaries are intended to provide general information concerning recent legislation by states and territories. Summaries usually include bill number and a resume of the bill's provisions. Examples of bills include the requirement that local boards of education provide 12 years of special services (Alabama), permission for parents of a handicapped child to be represented in the admission committee (California), the amendment of compulsory school attendance laws (New Mexico), and the establishment of licensing procedures for facilities treating the mentally retarded and mentally ill (Rhode Island). A source of more specific information is given. (DB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. Handicapped Children's Education Project.
Note: A report of the Education Commission of the States, Report No. 35 *Exceptional Child Education; *Handicapped Children; *State Legislation