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Russo, Charles J.; Wood, R. Craig – School Business Affairs, 1995
Reviews the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in "Brown v. Board of Education" (1954) and examines key ongoing issues in school segregation. "Brown II" (1955), which addressed remedies, mandated neither a timetable nor an immediate eradication of school segregation. Because of its focus on equal education opportunities,…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Desegregation Effects, Disabilities, Educational History
Mawdsley, Ralph D. – School Business Affairs, 1995
Whether inclusion will produce resource economies for school districts is difficult to determine. Districts that have developed inclusive models have reported mixed results. There appear to be no savings in personnel costs, although some overall reduction in transportation expenditure has occurred. Inclusion demands a more fluid approach to…
Descriptors: Costs, Disabilities, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education
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Beck, Susan Gilbert – Library Hi Tech, 1995
Discusses the need to improve library and information services for the deaf community, describes technological support available, offers current examples and future possibilities, addresses the needs of users with multiple disabilities, considers compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, and suggests guidelines for serving the…
Descriptors: Deafness, Futures (of Society), Guidelines, Library Services
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Lawhon, Tommie; Ennis, Demetria L. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 1995
Reviews processes involved in community college faculty recruitment, including justifying the new position, recruiting methods, evaluating applicants, and arranging candidate visits to the campus. Discusses changes in standards for recruiting and hiring from the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act and implications for practice. (21 citations)…
Descriptors: Administrator Selection, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Employment Opportunities
Leslie, Bruce H. – Training and Development, 1995
A temporarily disabled executive experiences first hand what those who are disabled regularly face. He offers suggestions for going further than the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and making the workplace work for those with disabilities. (JOW)
Descriptors: Adults, Disabilities, Employer Employee Relationship, Federal Legislation
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Brown, Beverly M. – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 1995
Addresses the intent of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the regulations that followed it to provide clear guidance to persons with disabilities regarding their rights for inclusion in the mainstream of society, and specifically, their rights to share their talents as related to all types of group work. (LKS)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Advocacy, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Client Characteristics (Human Services)
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Patterson, Jeanne Boland; And Others – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 1995
Supports the important work of group counselors by focusing on the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in nondisability specific groups and addressing disability myths, disability etiquette, architectural accessibility, and group process issues. (LKS)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Advocacy, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Client Characteristics (Human Services)
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Alston, Reginald J.; And Others – Journal of Negro Education, 1994
Examines the potential impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the struggle initiated by Brown, namely, that of freeing the nation's schools and educational work places from the effects of racial discrimination. It also discusses the major components of the ADA and offers policy guidelines for implementing the ADA in schools and…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Blacks, Civil Rights Legislation, Colleges
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Mello, Jeffrey A. – Public Personnel Management, 1995
Public sector managers can ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act in the following ways: (1) clear, specific job descriptions; (2) consistent selection and testing processes; (3) participative management techniques; and (4) attention to coworker attitudes toward employees with disabilities. (SK)
Descriptors: Attitudes toward Disabilities, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Employment Practices
Galambos, Linda; And Others – Parks and Recreation, 1994
Including individuals with disabilities into community recreation programs has become more popular recently. The ADA stresses the need for true inclusion, where people with disabilities can actively participate and interact in programs in a meaningful way. The paper describes two special programs that help include individuals with disabilities.…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Adults, Children, Community Recreation Programs
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Tormoehlen, Roger; Field, W. E. – Journal of Extension, 1994
Addresses the implications of the Americans with Disabilities Act for 4-H programs, the benefits of mainstreaming youth with disabilities, and examples of 4-H project modifications enabling participation at Purdue University. (SK)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Disabilities, Student Organizations, Student Participation
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Kalivoda, Karen S.; Higbee, Jeanne L. – Journal of Humanistic Education and Development, 1994
Notes that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 1990 mandates equal access to individuals with disabilities in both public and private institutions of higher education. Sees one result of ADA being that students with disabilities are pursuing higher levels of education in increasing numbers. Offers practical information to assist in…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Accessibility (for Disabled), Civil Liberties, Disabilities
Polansky, Harvey B. – School Business Affairs, 1994
Inclusion advocates support heterogeneous programs where special education students are educated within the confines of a regular educational classroom. An array of services are provided that are coordinated across educational and community agency personnel. Districts must make sure the students are ready to be included, the staff is trained, and…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation
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Parette, Howard P., Jr.; Murdick, Nikki L. – Infant-Toddler Intervention: The Transdisciplinary Journal, 1994
Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 requires child care centers to examine access to their rooms and spaces, playgrounds, and activities. The main components which require review are attitudinal barriers, physical barriers, policy barriers, and procedural barriers. (Author/JDD)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Attitudes, Civil Rights Legislation, Day Care Centers
Kaesberg, Mary Ann; Murray, Kenneth T. – West's Education Law Quarterly, 1994
Presents a 35-item checklist of practical activities for school district compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The checklist is based on ADA statutes, other civil rights legislation and litigation, as well as pertinent regulations and the legislative history of the act contained in the Congressional Record. (MLF)
Descriptors: Check Lists, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education
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