ERIC Number: ED258424
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Oversight Hearing on Monitoring Activities of the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services. Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Select Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session (August 1, 1984).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
The August 1, 1984 hearing focuses on the monitoring activities of the Office of Special Education. Statements are presented from the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Department of Education; representatives of the Consortium for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities (CCDD); and the Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitation Services, Department of Education. The report of CCDD criticizes the decreasing scope of federal monitoring, obstacles to parent and professional input, problems wih on-site reviews, and lack of consistency in followup. An attorney also cites problems within the monitoring procedures, including confusion of state plan review and compliance monitoring activities, and investigative and followup procedures. The Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education reviews recent activities within the Office for Civil Rights to ensure compliance with P.L. 94-142 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The statement of the Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Department of Education touches upon program management reviews, financial management reviews, program data analysis, and audits. (CL)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.