ERIC Number: ED309581
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Student Placement in Elementary and Secondary Schools and Section 504.
Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
This pamphlet outlines the provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which prohibits discrimination against students on the basis of handicap, in programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance. The evaluation and placement procedures that schools must carry out to determine the educational needs of a handicapped student are discussed. Also briefly discussed are educational settings, re-evaluations, individualized education programs, procedural safeguards, and nonacademic services and activities. The pamphlet concludes with a list of the regional offices of the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education. (JDD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)