ERIC Number: ED371512
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Summary of the 15th Annual Report to Congress on Special Education.
Liaison Bulletin, v21 n4 Jun 1994
This bulletin issue presents highlights from the "15th Annual Report to Congress," which provides a detailed description of the activities undertaken to implement the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and an assessment of the impact and effectiveness of its requirements. The bulletin provides brief narrative sections on the topics of child count; student placement; exit data; personnel; infants, toddlers, and preschool children; independence of out-of-school youth; program review; funding; and discretionary programs. Tables and figures provide data, generally from 1991-92, on: (1) placement distribution of students; (2) reasons youth age 14 and older left school; (3) number of children, birth through age 2, reported under Chapter 1 of the Elementary Secondary Education Act (State Operated Programs) and Part H of the IDEA; (4) change in percentage of out-of-school youth fitting various independent living profiles; (5) number of children served under Chapter 1 and IDEA Part B, by state; (6) number of children ages 6-21 served under Chapter 1 and IDEA Part B, by state and specific disability; (7) number of children served under Chapter 1 and IDEA Part B, by state and by age group; (8) percentage of children served (based on estimated enrollment), by disability and by state; (9) number and percentage of children served in different education environments, by state; (10) number of children age 14 and older exiting the educational system by state; (11) estimated resident population for children ages 3-21; and (12) state grant awards under various federal programs. (JDD)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Dropouts, Early Childhood Education, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment Rate, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, High School Graduates, Independent Living, Program Effectiveness, Program Implementation, Student Placement
National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Inc. (NASDSE), 1800 Diagonal Rd., King St. Station I, Suite 320, Alexandria, VA 22314 ($50 annual subscription).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Alexandria, VA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act