ERIC Number: ED236901
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Public Law 94-142: What Does It Mean for the Classroom Teacher? For Your Information.
Griffith-Sheriff, Denise; Walter, Virginia
Concerns that classroom teachers may have regarding the effect of Public Law 94-142 (Education for All Handicapped Children Act) on their responsibilities and their jobs are addressed. Answers are provided to 12 commonly asked questions about the meaning of various terms used in the law, the definition of handicapped student, aspects of Individualized Educational Plans for handicapped students, and recourses if handicapped children in regular classrooms exhibit problems. The paper concludes with a list of resources for further information on Public Law 94-142. (LP)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: New England Regional Resource Center, Burlington, VT.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education for All Handicapped Children Act