ERIC Number: ED179070
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Progress Toward a Free Appropriate Public Education: Semiannual Update on the Implementation of Public Law 94-142: The Education for All Handicapped Children Act.
Hobbs, Barbara, Ed.
Based on data obtained by the Bureau of Education for the Handicapped, the report provides the most recent information on the progress and issues of implementing P.L. 94-142, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act. An introduction gives a general sense of the progress being made nationwide in implementing the Act. Sections entitled "Accomplishments and Issues" and "Remaining Challenges" address 10 major provisions of the Act: right to an education; child identification, location, and evaluation; individualized education programs; least restrictive environment; protection in evaluation procedures; due process procedures; participation of private school children; state education responsibility for all education programs; comprehensive system of personnel development; and state education agency monitoring. Finally, the BEH Administration of P.L. 94-142 section describes improvements BEH is planning to make in monitoring and managing the Act. (SBH)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Due Process, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Evaluation Methods, Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Handicapped Children, Identification, Individualized Programs, Legislation, Mainstreaming, Private Schools, Staff Development, State Departments of Education, Student Placement
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Assistance to States.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education for All Handicapped Children Act