ERIC Number: ED475866
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Apr-18
Reference Count: N/A
Special Education Finance at the Federal, State and Local Levels. 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 special education finance at the federal, state, and local levels as part of the reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Highlights of the testimony include: how states are allocating the increased federal aid they are receiving, effects of current state budgetary problems on special education funding, the role of Medicaid, and the impact of special education on school district budgets. Statements are included of Representative Michael Castle, Subcommittee Chairman; Representative Dale Kildee, Ranking Minority Member; Jay Chambers, Director of the Special Education Expenditure project and researcher with the American Institutes for Research in California; Paul Goldfinger, Vice President, School Services of California, on behalf of the Coalition for Adequate Funding for Special Education; and John R. Lawrence, President-Elect, American Association of School Administrators and Superintendent of the Troy (Missouri) School District. Appendices include more extensive written statements by the presenters. (DB)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal State Relationship, School Districts, Special Education, State Departments of 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