ERIC Number: ED419315
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-May-9
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997. Report from the Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources. To Accompany S. 717. 105th Congress, 1st Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
This report of the Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources favorably recommends the passage of amendments to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to reauthorize and improve the act. Specific recommended improvements include: (1) decreasing paperwork, (2) providing increased flexibility and lower costs in the delivery of services, (3) enhancing parental input in decision making, (4) making schools safer, and (5) consolidating and targeting discretionary programs. Individual sections of the report present the proposed legislation's purpose and summary, the background and need for this legislation, the history of the legislation and committee action, an explanation of the bill and committee views, the specific amendments to sections of the original act, and a section-by-section analysis. (DB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments 1997