ERIC Number: ED475865
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-May-2
Reference Count: N/A
Rethinking Special Education: How To Reform the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Education Reform of the Committee on Education and the Workforce. House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
This document presents the transcript of a hearing before the House Subcommittee on Education Reform concerning reforming the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Highlights of the testimony include: (1) adding accountability measures to IDEA; (2) providing procedural relief without reducing protections for students with disabilities; (3) moving toward fulfilling Congress' commitment to provide 40% of excess costs; (4) monitoring and enforcement; and (5) training of teachers and related personnel. Statements are included of Representative Michael Castle, Subcommittee Chairman; Representative Dale Kildee, Ranking Minority Member; W. Douglas Tynan, a clinic director; Patrick Wolf, a professor of public policy; Gregory Lock of the National Association of Elementary School Principals; Katherine Beh Neas of the Citizens with Disabilities Education Task Force; and Leslie Seid Margolis, an attorney with the Disability Law Center. Appendices include written statements by the presenters and additional documents provided for the record. (DB)
Descriptors: Accountability, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Government Role, Hearings, Staff Development, Teacher Education
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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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