ERIC Number: ED340120
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Osborne, Allan G., Jr.
Litigation of handicapped students' and employees' rights continued at a significant level in 1990. Much of the litigation concerned the provision of an appropriate special education placement, due process rights, and recovery of attorney fees by prevailing parents under the Handicapped Children's Protection Act of 1986. Cases are summarized under the following topics: (1) entitlement to services; (2) procedural safeguards; (3) placement; (4) related services; (5) discipline; (6) remedies, including attorney fees; (7) state laws; and (8) 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, Higher Education, Lawyers, Legal Costs, Legal Problems, Legal Responsibility, School Law, School Personnel, School Responsibility, Special Education, Student Rights
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Organization on Legal Problems of Education, Topeka, KS.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education for All Handicapped Children Act; Handicapped Childrens Protection Act 1986; Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)