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Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC. Office of Indian Education Programs. – 2002
Provisions in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Amendments of 1997 called for improved collaboration and coordination among tribal, federal, state, and local agencies in providing special education and related services to Indian children with disabilities. To meet these requirements, input was elicited from public meetings, a…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, American Indian Education, Early Childhood Education, Educational Needs
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Ochoa, Theresa A. – Journal of Special Education Technology, 2002
This article describes a multimedia problem-based learning CD-ROM designed to teach educators about the 1997 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act discipline guidelines. The module includes a narrative that introduces educators to the educational problem and the role strands that require educators to assume one of 8 roles in a manifestation…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Discipline, Discipline Policy, Educational Legislation
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Etscheidt, Susan – Behavioral Disorders, 2002
The controversial discipline provisions of the 1997 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) are examined. It is suggested the provisions may serve to encourage systemic reform capable of dramatically affecting the educational and postsecondary careers of students with emotional or behavioral disorders and may assist in curbing…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Discipline Policy, Educational Change, Educational Legislation
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Skiba, Russell J. – Behavioral Disorders, 2002
A review of the literature on special education and school discipline in light of the 1997 Amendments to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act finds little evidence to support student suspension and expulsion. Support is offered for a unified system of discipline that preserves both a free and appropriate public education and a safe…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Discipline, Educational Legislation
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Conroy, Maureen A.; Katsiyannis, Antonis; Clark, Denise; Gable, Robert A.; Fox, James M. – Behavioral Disorders, 2002
Analysis of survey responses of 37 directors of special education revealed that states are complying with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (1997 amendments) in developing disciplinary policies and monitoring procedures, in providing training and technical assistance concerning discipline to school districts, and in developing…
Descriptors: Administrators, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Discipline
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Lashley, Carl – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2002
This article examines requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (1997) regarding participation of students with disabilities in state- and district-wide assessments and access to the general curriculum. It considers implications for change in school district procedures concerning evaluation and reevaluation, Individualized…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Discipline
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Johns, Beverly H.; Crowley, E. Paula; Guetzloe, Eleanor – Focus on Exceptional Children, 2002
Discussion of requirements of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) under the 1997 amendments to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act examines key components of the IEP, who constitutes the IEP team, roadblocks to effective use of the IEP, the top 10 common problems in IEPs, making the most of the IEP, transition planning, and…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Educational Legislation
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Government Reform. – 2001
These hearings before the House of Representatives Committee on Government Reform address the issue of whether the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is working as Congress intended. First, an introduction by the Chairman, Dan Burton, notes the difficulties that parents are having in accessing appropriate public education. Next are…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Autism, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities
Hebbeler, Kathleen; Wagner, Mary; Spiker, Donna; Scarborough, Anita; Simeonsson, Rune; Collier, Marnie – 2001
The National Early Intervention Longitudinal Study (NEILS) is being conducted to address important questions related to the implementation and outcomes of Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). NEILS is following a nationally representative sample of children from birth to 3 years old and their families through and after…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Data Analysis, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education
Orkwis, Ray; DeCarme, Judi; Glover, Jeanne – 2001
This book is a directory of about 1,100 discretionary projects supported by the Office of Special Education Programs and focuses on projects concerned with research, innovation, and evaluation. This first volume of four presents projects categorized in the following two discretionary programs: "Research and Innovation To Improve Services and…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Early Intervention, Educational Innovation, Educational Legislation
Orkwis, Ray; DeCarme, Judi; Glover, Jeanne – 2001
This book is a directory of about 1,100 discretionary projects supported by the Office of Special Education Programs and focuses on projects concerned with personnel preparation. This second volume of four presents projects designed to help address state-identified needs for qualified personnel in special education, related services, early…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Disabilities, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education
Orkwis, Ray; DeCarme, Judi; Glover, Jeanne – 2001
This book is a directory that describes about 1,100 discretionary grants and contracts supported by the Research to Practice Division of the Office of Special Education Programs. The projects are grouped into sections representing the seven program areas of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Amendments (1997), Part D. This…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Early Childhood Education
Orkwis, Ray; DeCarme, Judi; Glover, Jeanne – 2001
This book is a directory that describes about 1,100 discretionary grants and contracts supported by the Research to Practice Division of the Office of Special Education Programs. The projects are grouped into sections representing the seven program areas of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Amendments (1997), Part D. This…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Captions, Cultural Enrichment, Disabilities
Consortium for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education (CADRE), Eugene, OR. – 2001
Designed for Spanish-speaking parents of students with disabilities living in Oregon, this brochure describes the general mediation process that parents can use to resolve special education services disputes with schools. It begins by discussing what mediation is and the characteristics of a trained mediator. It addresses the requirement for…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation
Wisconsin Family Assistance Center for Education, Training and Support, Inc., Milwaukee. – 2001
This final report discusses the activities and outcomes of the Wisconsin FACETS program, a program that provides parent information and training services for underserved parents and caretakers of infants, toddlers, children, and young adults with disabilities who live in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The goals of the program are provided, along with a…
Descriptors: Community Programs, Disabilities, Early Intervention, Educational Legislation
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