ERIC Number: ED417560
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Discretionary Projects Supported by the Office of Special Education Programs under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Fiscal Year 1997: State Improvement.
Orkwis, Ray; DeCarme, Judi; Glover, Jeanne
The five-volume directory describes more than 1,200 discretionary grants and contracts supported by the Research to Practice Division of the Office of Special Education Programs. The projects are grouped into sections representing the seven program areas of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments (1997), Part D. This volume, the fifth of the directory, describes projects designed to assist state educational agencies and their partners in reforming and improving their systems for providing educational, early intervention, and transitional services including systems for professional development, technical assistance, and dissemination of knowledge about best practices. The 85 projects are grouped by funding competitions and include information on grant number, title, project director, beginning and ending dates, and contact information. An abstract usually describes the project's purpose, proposed method, and proposed products. Three indexes are provided: (1) a project director index; (2) an organization index; and (3) a subject index. (DB)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Early Intervention, Education Work Relationship, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Federal State Relationship, Grants, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Professional Development, Program Descriptions, Research and Development, Special Education, State Programs, Systems Approach, Technical Assistance, Theory Practice Relationship, Transitional Programs
Council for Exceptional Children, 1920 Association Dr., Reston, VA 20191-1589; toll-free telephone: 888-232-7733; World Wide Web: http://www.cec.sped.org (Stock No. R5271, $6 plus postage and handling).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education, Reston, VA. ERIC/OSEP Special Project on Interagency Information Dissemination.