ERIC Number: ED098771
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Special Education in the States: Legislative Progress Report. 1974 Final Report.
Jones, C. D., Jr.
Presented is a summary of major bills relating to the education of exceptional children that passed, failed, or were still in progress in state legislatures during 1974. It is noted that the report is intended to represent an overview of major state legislation rather than to include all bills that have been introduced. Bills are organized into the following categories: architectural barriers, bilingual/bicultural education, central registry/census, child advocacy, comprehensive educational services, compulsory school attendance, corporal punishment, definitions, evaluation/testing, expanded educational services, experimental/pilot programs, finance, legal age of eligibility for services, study councils and committees, teacher certification/inservice training, and transportation. Provided for each bill in a given category are state, bill number and sponsor, basic provisions of the bill, and status. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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.