ERIC Number: ED392186
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Summary of the 17th Annual Report to Congress on Special Education.
Liaison Bulletin, v25 n10 Feb 1996
This newsletter theme issue presents highlights from the "Seventeenth Annual Report to Congress" on the implementation, impact, and effectiveness of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). It presents 19 tables and 1 figure reproduced from the annual report. The issue covers: (1) funding for IDEA Part B and Chapter 1 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act; (2) child count data, by year from 1976-77 to 1993-94, by disability category, by age, and by state; (3) placement (data on students served in different educational environments); (4) exit (data on number and percentage of students exiting educational programs by disability); (5) personnel (data for special education teachers and other personnel); (6) infants, toddlers, and preschool children (number receiving early intervention services by state); (7) relationship of secondary school experiences to the early post-school results of youth with disabilities; (8) state and national assessments of students with disabilities; (9) special education finance; (10) assisting states and localities; and (11) serving students with disabilities in rural areas. (DB)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Early Intervention, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Incidence, National Competency Tests, Outcomes of Education, Preschool Education, Program Evaluation, Rural Education, Special Education, Special Education Teachers, Student Evaluation, Student Placement
National Association of State Directors of Special Education, 1800 Diagonal Rd., King Street Station I, Suite 320, Alexandria, VA 22314.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Alexandria, VA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act