ERIC Number: EJ517870
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Law and Policy in Conflict: Including Students with Disabilities in Parental-Choice Programs.
McKinney, Joseph R.; Mead, Julie F.
Educational Administration Quarterly, v32 n1 p107-41 Feb 1996
Analyzes the unique legal and policy issues concerning special education and intradistrict school choice. Describes the methodology for examining intradistrict parental-choice programs of five major cities and appraises their compliance with current legal requirements. Choice programs combining a child-centered approach with consideration of individual students' needs satisfy federal nondiscrimination requirements. (49 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)