ERIC Number: EJ468103
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
The Institutional Genesis of Special Education: The American Case.
Richardson, John G.; Parker, Tara L.
American Journal of Education, v101 n4 p359-92 Aug 1993
Explores the historical context and institutional linkages that contributed to the genesis of special education early in the twentieth century. The conflict between the compulsory attendance mandate and practical aspects of educating everyone is reviewed, and early linkage between special education and the male reformatory is recounted. (SLD)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Attendance, Compulsory Education, Correctional Education, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Models, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Special Education, United States History
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A