ERIC Number: ED381988
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Mar-10
Reference Count: N/A
Hearing on the Reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA). Hearing before the Subcommittee on Select Education and Civil Rights of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This transcript of a hearing on the reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act includes statements by representatives of Hofstra University (New York), Advocates for Children (New York), Self-Initiated Living Options (New York), the National Center on Educational Restructuring and Inclusion (New York), National Center on Education and Economy (District of Columbia), the National Family for the Advancement of Minorities with Disabilities (Michigan), and Education and Human Services Research of SRI International (California), along with statements of two Congressional Representatives (Major R. Owens and Cass Ballenger). Among issues addressed in the testimony are needs of the birth to age 5 population, over-representation of minorities in special education, postschool outcomes for special education students, arguments for and against full inclusion, the importance of individualization, and school-to-work transition. Additional prepared materials address these issues in more detail. (DB)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Hearings, Opinions, Organizations (Groups), Preschool Education, Special Education
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402-9328.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act