ERIC Number: ED314921
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Apr-4
Reference Count: N/A
Hearing on Reauthorization of Discretionary Programs-EHA. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Select Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
The Discretionary Programs, Parts C through G of Public Law 94-142, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act, provide a framework for meeting the unique educational needs of children with disabilities. At this hearing, representatives of disability organizations provided information concerning program effectiveness and program impact on the provision of a free appropriate public education to children with disabilities, and offered recommendations for program improvement. Following an introductory statement by Representative Major Owens is the hearing transcript which contains prepared statements, letters, and supplemental materials from organizations including the following: American Foundation for the Blind, Association for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities, Association for Retarded Citizens of the United States, Council for Exceptional Children, Council of Organizational Representatives, Curry School of Education of the University of Virginia, National Association of School Psychologists, National Coalition of Deaf-Blindness, National Mental Health and Special Education Coalition, New York State Head Injury Association, United Cerebral Palsy Associations, United Cerebral Palsy of Vermont, Virginia Commonwealth University's Division of Educational Services, and WGBH Educational Foundation. (JDD)
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Hearings, Preschool Education, Program Effectiveness, Program Improvement
Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education for All Handicapped Children Act