ERIC Number: ED243296
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Education of the Handicapped Act Amendments of 1983.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
The report summarizes 1983 Amendments to the Education of the Handicapped Act. The Amendments extend authorization for federal activities relating to the evaluation component, incentive grant program, and discretionary programs including regional resource centers, centers and services for the deaf-blind, the early childhood program, postsecondary education program, personnel and parent training program, recruitment and information, research, and instructional media. New programs for secondary education and transitional services are authorized. An initial section reviews legislative consideration and examines achievements of the above programs under the present law. The need for new initiatives in secondary education and transitional services is pointed out, with analysis of current status of vocational and employment preparation for handicapped youth. Following the cost estimate by the Congressional Budget Office and a regulatory impact statement, a section-by-section analysis of the amended law is presented. (CL)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education of the Handicapped Act 1970