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ERIC Number: ED098769
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Pages: 35
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Education of the Handicapped Amendments of 1973. Report No. 93-238.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
Presented is the report of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare about Senate Bill 896 (1973) to amend the Education of the Handicapped Act, Title VI of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Preliminary information includes the primary purpose (to extend the provisions of the Act for 3 years), the need for legislation, a review of the hearings, and a review of the original Act's background. Programs under the Education of the Handicapped Act are summarized under the following headings: title, the Bureau of Education for the Handicapped, the National Advisory Committee on Handicapped Children, the state grant program, amendment to the state plan provision (stressing early identification of handicapped children), centers and services to meet special needs of the handicapped (such as regional resource centers and deaf blind centers), training personnel for the education of the handicapped, research on the education of the handicapped, instructional media for the handicapped, special programs for children with specific learning disabilities, the veterans-cost-of-instruction amendment, and impact and payments for school districts experiencing decreases or cessation of federal activities. A section-by-section analysis points out amendments (such as yearly increases in grant authorizations to the states) and charts cost estimates for 1972 through 1976. Also included are a report from the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare on the department's position supporting or opposing specific sections of the bill. Finally, the entire Education of the Handicapped Act is printed. (DB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education of the Handicapped Act 1970; Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VI