ERIC Number: ED318184
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Education of Individuals with Disabilities Act of 1989. Calendar No. 379.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
This report recommends reauthorization of the Education of the Handicapped Act (EHA) via Senate bill 1824, the Education of Individuals with Disabilities Act of 1989. The bill's primary focus is reauthorization of the discretionary programs of parts C through G of the EHA and creation of a new discretionary program addressing the special education and related services needs of children and youth with serious emotional disturbances. The legislative history of the EHA is provided, including summaries of hearings and testimony on its reauthorization. Another section offers a detailed explanation of the bill and the views of the Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources, addressing: the bill's definitions, waiver of state immunity, administrative provisions, state plans, evaluation, regional resource and federal centers, services for deaf-blind children and youth, early education, postsecondary education, secondary education and transitional services, personnel preparation, clearinghouses, advancing knowledge and practice, and instructional media and technology. The report also provides a cost estimate from the Congressional Budget Office, a regulatory impact statement, a section-by-section analysis, and a reprint of the EHA showing proposed changes to the existing law. (JDD)
Descriptors: Deaf Blind, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Hearings, Postsecondary Education, Preschool Education, Services, Special Education
Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Descriptive
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