ERIC Number: ED334634
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Osborne, Allan G., Jr.
Litigation over the rights of handicapped students and employees continued at a significant level during 1989. Recovery of attorneys' fees was the most frequently litigated handicapped issue. Cases are summarized under the following topics: (1) entitlement to services; (2) procedural safeguards, including change in placement, administrative remedies, standing to sue, and statute of limitations; (3) placement, including appropriate educational program, least restrictive environment, and private facilities; (4) related services; (5) discipline; (6) remedies; (7) state immunity; (8) other Education of the Handicapped Act (EHA) issues; (9) state laws; and (10) discrimination under the Rehabilitation Act, Section 504. (MLF)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Ancillary School Services, Compliance (Legal), Court Litigation, Disabilities, Disability Discrimination, Due Process, Educational Responsibility, Elementary Secondary Education, Employer Employee Relationship, Lawyers, Legal Costs, Legal Problems, Legal Responsibility, School Law, School Responsibility, Special Education, Student Rights
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Organization on Legal Problems of Education, Topeka, KS.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education of the Handicapped Act 1970; Handicapped Childrens Protection Act 1986; Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)