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Clair, Tricia; Burr, Jackie – 2000
This technical assistance document is intended to offer Oregon districts and agencies guidance in understanding and implementing the regulations dealing with behavioral supports, interventions, and disciplinary actions for students with disabilities who are eligible under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. It is comprised of…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Disabilities, Discipline Policy, Educational Legislation
Singh, Delar K. – 2000
This paper discusses the Person's with Disabilities Act (PDA) passed in 1995 in India and compares it with the United State's Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of 1997. The comparison indicates the PDA is more limited in its coverage, does not include due process procedures, and does not fund the education of individuals with…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Disabilities
Thurlow, Martha L.; Nelson, J. Ruth; Teelucksingh, Ellen; Ysseldyke, James E. – 2000
This report is the third analysis of state reports conducted by the National Center on Educational Outcomes to determine what types of information are provided on students with disabilities in state education reports. For this analysis, 170 reports were collected between March 1999 and August 1999 from state accountability offices and state…
Descriptors: Accountability, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Educational Assessment
Kupper, Lisa, Ed.; Gutierrez, Mary Kate, Ed. – 2000
This document provides answers to questions frequently asked by parents and practitioners about the mandates and requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997 (IDEA). The 29 questions are organized into six sections: (1) background information on the IDEA (history of IDEA, and obtaining copies of IDEA and…
Descriptors: Definitions, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Due Process
Research Connections in Special Education, 2000
This newsletter issue reviews the research and literature on issues and best practices in programs to facilitate the transition of students with disabilities to adult life. First, the definition of transition services under the 1997 Reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is presented and explained. Next, a…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Definitions, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship
North Dakota State Dept. of Public Instruction, Bismarck. Div. of Special Education. – 2000
These guidelines are intended to assist North Dakota educators in complying with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 1997 concerning provision of extended school year (ESY) services to students with disabilities. Presented in a question-and-answer format, guidelines are closely correlated with the IDEA regulations. Individual…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Compliance (Legal), Delivery Systems, Disabilities
Elliott, Stephen N. – 2000
This guide provides information about the assessment and inclusion of all students in statewide and district assessment programs. In particular, it focuses on tactics for including students with disabilities in assessment to achieve a more complete picture of student learning and educational accountability. It is designed to help Wisconsin…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Accountability, Disabilities
Office for Civil Rights (ED), Washington, DC. – 2000
Designed to assist charter school developers and operators, this question-and-answer publication provides general information that covers a broad range of federal civil rights issues related to public charter schools. Sections of the document discuss: (1) the growth of public charter schools and federal agencies that oversee charter schools; (2)…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Accessibility (for Disabled), Accountability, Admission Criteria
Gable, Robert A.; Quinn, Mary Magee; Rutherford, Robert B., Jr.; Howell, Kenneth W.; Hoffman, Catherine C. – 2000
This monograph discusses development and implementation of positive behavioral intervention plans with students who have emotional and/or behavioral disorders. It focuses on four steps of a 10-step methodology using functional behavioral assessment and intervention. Emphasis is on the use of positive behavioral intervention plans and supports as…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Disorders, Behavior Modification, Educational Legislation
Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. Office of Special Education and Early Intervention Services. – 2000
This policy statement from the Michigan Department of Education interprets federal provisions and the laws of the state as they may pertain to children receiving special education services. It describes disciplinary procedures for students already receiving special education services, students not yet eligible for special education, students…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Conflict Resolution, Disabilities, Discipline Policy
Gorn, Susan – 2000
This book provides information, presented in a question-and-answer format, on how schools should educate and accommodate students with disabilities participating in the general curriculum while preserving district-wide standards for all students. It reviews in detail the controlling directives of both the Individuals with Disabilities Education…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Academic Standards, College Students, Commencement Ceremonies
National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System, Chapel Hill, NC. – 2000
This document presents text and data tables excerpted from the 1999 U.S. Department of Education's "Twenty-First Annual Report to Congress on the Implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)" (1999) related to two programs: the Early Intervention Program for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities, Part C of…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Disabilities, Early Intervention, Educational Environment
Kupper, Lisa, Ed. – 2000
This guide explains the process of developing an Individualized Education Program (IEP) for a student with disabilities and is based on requirements of the original Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the amended Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1997. Following an introduction, the first section outlines the…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Due Process, Educational Legislation
Markowitz, Joy – 2000
This brief paper summarizes data from a survey of state education agencies (SEAs) on changes related to Braille instruction since the passage of the 1997 amendments to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Major findings from analyses of the 44 responding agencies include the following: (1) 25 SEAs have counts of the number of…
Descriptors: Blindness, Braille, Data Collection, Educational Legislation
Ahearn, Eileen M. – 2000
This paper synthesizes information from the March 2000 report, "Increasing the Participation of Special Needs Students in NAEP" (National Assessment of Educational Progress). Background information includes the development of the NAEP program since 1969 and the 1996 development of criteria to guide schools in deciding on the…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Assessment, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy
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