ERIC Number: ED201637
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Education of All Handicapped Children and PL 94-142. Report of the National Conference on Human and Civil Rights in Education (16th, Washington, D.C., March 17-19, 1978).
National Education Association, Washington, DC. Teacher Rights Div.
The effects and implications of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act, Public Law (PL) 94-142, are discussed in this collection of conference presentations. A panel gave an overview of legislative and legal aspects of the law and its implications for personnel development and funding. Small group sessions were held on: individualized education programs; least restrictive environments; personnel development; the role of the collective bargaining process; student testing; school and teacher accountability; and agency and organizational roles. Presentations at the general sessions were on the National Educational Association Special Study of Handicapped Children, and implications of PL 94-142. Perspectives on the conference are given by several participants. Brief annotations and distribution information for ten films shown at the conference are provided. (FG)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Educational Needs, Educational Responsibility, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Federal Legislation, Individualized Education Programs, Inservice Education, Mainstreaming, Public Education, Special Education, Staff Development
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC. Teacher Rights Div.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education for All Handicapped Children Act