ERIC Number: ED104097
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
A Continuing Summary of Pending and Completed Litigation Regarding the Education of Handicapped Children. Number 8.
Abeson, Alan, Ed.; Bolick, Nancy, Ed.
Summarized are 56 completed or pending state court cases regarding the right to an education, the right to treatment, and placement of handicapped children and adults. The decisions are reported to have substantiated the right of handicapped children to equal protection under the law including being provided with an education and full rights of notice and due process in relation to their selection, placement, and retention in educational programs. Sources of information for the summary included attorneys, organizations, and the plaintiffs involved. Forty-one cases deal with the right to an education, nine cases with the right to treatment, and six cases with placement. (DB)
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Equal Education, Exceptional Child Education, Handicapped Children, Legal Responsibility, Placement, State Courts, State Government, Student Placement, Therapy
Council for Exceptional Children, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, Virginia 22091 ($4.25)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: State-Federal Information Clearinghouse for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA.