ERIC Number: ED466918
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
To Assure the Free Appropriate Public Education of All Children with Disabilities (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Section 618). Twenty-Third Annual Report to Congress on the Implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 2001.
Department of Education, Washington, DC.; Westat, Inc., Rockville, MD.
This 23rd annual report to Congress on the implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act 1997 (IDEA) discusses the progress of students with disabilities. It includes a number of modules reporting on the results of the National Assessment. Section 1 includes five modules that present statereported data on high school gradation rates for students with disabilities, information about the participation and performance of students with disabilities in state assessments, challenges to providing secondary education and strategies, outcomes for students with problem behaviors, and data from the National Early Intervention Longitudinal Study. Section 2 contains information on the characteristics of students receiving services under IDEA. The five modules in Section 3 examine some of the programs and services available within schools for children with disabilities and include preliminary results from the National Assessment Program. Educational environments, family involvement, personnel needs, early intervention services, and state and local implementation are discussed. The final section contains three modules describing state improvement activities, the planning process used to develop the Part D National Activities Program, and the National Assessment Program. Extensive appendices provide data tables on child count, placement, personnel, graduation rates, discipline, population and enrollment, and early intervention. (Sections contain references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Behavior Problems, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Early Intervention, Educational Assessment, Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational History, Educational Legislation, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Involvement, Federal Legislation, Graduation, Higher Education, Inclusive Schools, Infants, Language Minorities, Outcomes of Education, Preschool Education, Program Implementation, Special Education, Special Education Teachers, State Programs, Student Characteristics, Student Placement, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Recruitment, Toddlers, Transitional Programs
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC.; Westat, Inc., Rockville, MD.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act