ERIC Number: ED381971
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-May-5
Identification of Information Needs of State Education Agencies. Final Report.
Schrag, Judy A.; Henderson, Kelly
This report summarizes an analysis of information needs among 42 state directors of special education and other state education agency (SEA) staff. Areas identified as moderate to strong needs for further information include: assistive technology, discipline and behavior management, early childhood, finance, Individualized Education Programs, least restrictive environments, outcomes and accountability, procedural safeguards, and rules and regulations. Needs most frequently cited across three different information sources were personnel development, compliance and monitoring, special populations, procedural safeguards, inclusion, early childhood, and finance. Brief discussions of topic areas of great information need are provided. An appendix offers a synthesis of SEA information needs. (PB)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Alexandria, VA.
Note: Prepared by Project FORUM.