ERIC Number: ED432080
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Jul
Dispute Resolution Activities-State Data Collection. Quick Turn Around (QTA).
National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Alexandria, VA.
This report discusses the outcomes of a survey that investigated data collection efforts of state special education dispute resolution contacts in all 50 states. Results indicate that all states maintain some level (directly or through contractual arrangements) of basic information on the number and location of formal complaints, mediations, and due process procedures, as well as the types of issues involved. Fewer states systematically gather information regarding satisfaction and/or follow-up. Information on the impact of alternative dispute resolution procedures (i.e., formal complaint resolution, mediation, and/or due process procedures) is currently maintained by fewer than 10 states. (CR)
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Court Litigation, Data Collection, Disabilities, Due Process, Elementary Secondary Education, Participant Satisfaction, Special Education, State Departments of Education, State Programs, Surveys
Project FORUM; Tel: 703-519-3800; TDD: 703-519-7008; available in alternative formats.
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Alexandria, VA.
Note: Produced by Project FORUM at NASDSE.