ERIC Number: ED466052
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Aug-24
Reference Count: N/A
IDEA and School Discipline. Hearing before the Committee on Education and the Workforce. House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, Second Session (Corryton, Tennessee, August 24, 2000).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
This document presents the transcript of an August 2000 Congressional hearing in Tennessee on school discipline and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). An introductory statement by the Chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce urges full funding of IDEA and introduces continuing problems with the disciplinary provisions of the Act, especially the dual-discipline mandate. Statements are then included from the following individuals: Vernon Coffey, Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Education; Jamie Hagood, Tennessee State Representative; Charles Lindsey, Superintendent, Knox County (Tennessee) Schools; Jamie Baird, Teacher, Jacksboro (Tennessee) Middle School; and Angie Irick, mother of a 10-year-old student in Knoxville (Tennessee). Appendices present the written statements of all the speakers. (DB)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Discipline Policy, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act