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Fiore, Thomas A.; Harwell, Lessley M.; Blackorby, Jose; Finnigan, Kara S. – 2000
This final report discusses the outcomes of a study that examined how charter school developers have used the opportunities provided by their charters to serve students with disabilities. Between March 1998 and June 1999, 32 public charter schools in 15 states were visited and 151 parents of students with disabilities, 196 teachers, and 164…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Environment
Barrett, Sharman Davis – 2000
This manual is designed for individuals, community organizations, and groups that wish to become Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRC). The competition for these grants is issued by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services and the Office of Special Education Programs. The handbook provides…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Community Programs, Disabilities
Linehan, Patrice – 2000
This brief paper reports on a 1999 survey of all state education agencies (SEAs) regarding the provision of educational interpreting for students with hearing impairments. Specifically, the survey posed questions regarding the number of students served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act for whom educational interpreting is…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Certification, Deaf Interpreting, Deafness
Orkwis, Raymond; DeCarme, Judi; Glover, Jeanne – 2000
This 5-volume directory describes more than 1,000 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: Disabilities, Early Intervention, Educational Innovation, Educational Legislation
Orkwis, Raymond; DeCarme, Judi; Glover, Jeanne – 2000
This 5-volume directory describes more than 1,000 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: Ancillary School Services, Disabilities, Early Intervention, Educational Innovation
Orkwis, Raymond; DeCarme, Judi; Glover, Jeanne – 2000
This 5-volume directory describes more than 1,000 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: Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Early Intervention, Education Work Relationship
Orkwis, Raymond; DeCarme, Judi; Glover, Jeanne – 2000
This 5-volume directory describes more than 1,000 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 Amendments (1997), Part D. This volume, the…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Captions, Cultural Enrichment, Disabilities
Orkwis, Raymond; DeCarme, Judi; Glover, Jeanne – 2000
This 5-volume directory describes more than 1,200 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 Amendments (1997), Part D. This volume, the…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Early Intervention, Education Work Relationship, Educational Practices
Burrell, Sue; Warboys, Loren – 2000
This bulletin summarizes provisions of federal law as they pertain to special education and juvenile justice. It discusses provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act 1997 including: the definition of disability; free appropriate public education; identification, referral, and evaluation; the individualized education program…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Court Litigation, Definitions, Delinquency
National Council on Disability, Washington, DC. – 2000
This report presents an analysis of research on the state of transition, post-secondary education, and employment outcomes for youth and young adults with disabilities over the past 25 years. It identifies what has worked in the areas of transition planning, services, and supports. It also considers what should work in light of unmet needs and…
Descriptors: Demonstration Programs, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, Federal Aid
Heumann, Judith E.; Warlick, Kenneth R. – 2000
This memorandum from the federal Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) to state directors of special education presents questions and answers related to inclusion of students with disabilities in state and district-wide assessments under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997. The 26 questions and answers address…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Educational Assessment, Educational Legislation
Ahearn, Eileen M. – 2000
This report discusses the outcomes of a study that explored states' use of extended school year (ESY) programs for students with disabilities during the summer or other periods when school is not in session. Six states were contacted to determine whether any changes had been made to their ESY programs since the inclusion of new regulations on ESY…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Data Collection, Disabilities, Educational Legislation
Gregg, Soleil – 2000
This policy brief summarizes the literature and identifies responsibilities of state and local policymakers in meeting legal obligations to provide educational services for students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Presented in a general question-and-answer format,…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Disability Identification, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy
deFur, Sharon – 2000
This digest describes the process of designing quality individualized education program (IEP) transition plans for secondary students with disabilities as required by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) as amended in 1997. It stresses the importance of taking an early, long-range approach, preferably beginning at age 14 or…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Decision Making, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship
Smith, Stephen W. – 2000
This brief paper presents guidelines for creating useful Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) as required under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. It lists 10 items of information that the law requires be included in an IEP such as current levels of educational performance and measurable goals and objectives. The importance of…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education
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