ERIC Number: ED254056
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Implementation of [Public Law 94-142]: The Education of the Handicapped Act. Seventh Annual Report to Congress.
Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC. Div. of Educational Services.
The report examines progress made in implementing requirements mandated by the Education of the Handicapped Act (EHA) as amended by P.L. 98-199, and provides a detailed examination of the activities during school year 1983-84. The report notes the continuing shift in emphasis to quality programing, and includes additional information on discretionary programs authorized under EHA. Data are presented on the following four topics (sample subtopics in parentheses): (1) students receiving a free appropriate public education (numbers served, services to preschool, secondary, and postsecondary students); (2) implementation of provisions assuring the rights of handicapped children (least restrictive environment, related services, comprehensive system of personnel development); (3) assistance to states and localities in educating all handicapped children (technical assistance, expenditures for special education); and (4) efforts to assess and assure program effectiveness (federal, state, and local evaluation efforts). Extensive appendixes are also presented. (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC. Div. of Educational Services.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education for All Handicapped Children Act