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Fletcher, R.; And Others – 1988
This paper reviews literature and history of special education programs since passage of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (Public Law 94-142) in 1975, and describes findings from a 1987-88 survey of special education directors in 50 states. Previous literature suggested perceived benefits and difficulties with local education agency…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Cooperative Programs, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education
Hockstaff, Jim – OSSC Bulletin, 1983
After a review of the legal foundations of school governance and specific protection offered handicapped students by federal legislation, this report focuses on Oregon regulations and practices and outlines recommendations for appropriate disciplinary procedures for students categorized as handicapped. Since the Education for All Handicapped…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Court Litigation, Disabilities, Discipline Policy
Stile, Stephen W.; Abernathy, Sandra M. – 1983
A paper on the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975 (P.L. 94-142) provides information to state legislators on requirements and application procedures and speculates on significance of compliance for rural New Mexico school districts (New Mexico has never implemented P.L. 94-142). The five purposes of the paper are to describe major…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education
Silver, Sandra – 1986
A questionnaire was developed in order to discover the aspects of P.L. 94-142 (the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975) that prove both most and least problematic for rural special education cooperatives. A cooperative was defined as any interdistrict administrative arrangement that provides specific services to member school…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Cooperative Programs, Educational Cooperation, Educational Finance
Fitt, Sally, Ed.; Riordan, Anne, Ed. – 1980
This volume presents a collection of 14 articles, written by professionals active in teaching dance to the handicapped. Different approaches, techniques, and philosophies are presented in the following papers: "Dance for the Handicapped: A Mainstreaming Approach" (C. D. Crain); "The Science of the Art of Giving Directions" (M.…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Adaptive Behavior (of Disabled), Coping, Dance Education
Silver, Sandra – 1984
Questionnaires were mailed to 80 administrative units in the western United States, of which 85% responded, to examine administrative arrangements for administering special education programs in rural areas and to determine whether a relationship existed between administrative arrangement, cooperative size, and compliance with the mandates of P.L.…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Compliance (Legal), Educational Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education
Lufler, Henry S., Jr. – 1983
This chapter reviews 1982 cases involving pupils. Such cases increased one-third in 1982, with much of the increase attributable to litigation concerning the rights of handicapped students. A 1982 U.S. Supreme Court case defining the congressional mandate of an "appropriate education" for such students may help reduce the controversy in…
Descriptors: Athletics, Bilingual Education Programs, Compulsory Education, Court Litigation
Holland, Richard P. – 1980
The guide is intended to help clarify P.L. 94-142, The Education for All Handicapped Children Act, and its implementing regulations for special educators. Information is organized in three major sections: (1) background and purpose of the law and regulations (including reviews of such major provisions as free appropriate public education, least…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation
Schimmel, David; Fisher, Louis – 1987
This book explores parents' legal rights concerning their children's elementary and secondary education. Besides certain constitutional rights (including parents' right to direct their children's education), parents and students have been granted various rights under state and federal statutes. This book aims to demystify the law and provide…
Descriptors: Due Process, Elementary Secondary Education, Parent Rights, Parent School Relationship
Folio, M. Rhonda – 1986
This book provides programming ideas, methods, strategies, and adaptations of the learning environment for implementing physical education programs for handicapped students. Part I, "Legislation and the Challenge," introduces Public Law 94-142, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act, its mandates, and its procedures for…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Curriculum Development, Disabilities, Educational Diagnosis
Missouri Univ., Columbia. Coll. of Education. – 1989
Goals and objectives appear on Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and Individualized Vocational Education Plans (IVEPs). An IEP, required by the Education of All Handicapped Children Act, is a document that outlines the delivery of educational services, instruction, and responsibilities for each student identified as disabled. An IVEP, required…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Career Awareness, Career Development, Career Exploration
Securro, Samuel, Jr.; Lombardo, Edith – 1984
The materials in this monograph are intended to introduce the regular teacher education candidate to those areas of special education significant for facilitating the needs of special learners in regular classroom settings. Seven modules are presented, each developed around a content theme selected to identify the basic information a beginning…
Descriptors: Educational Diagnosis, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Individualized Education Programs
Hanline, Mary Frances; Murray, Carola – Phi Delta Kappan, 1984
Reviews the positive effects of integrating severely handicapped students into special classes emphasizing structured interaction with nonhandicapped peers. Includes factors to consider for successful integration. (MD)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Exceptional Persons, Mainstreaming, Peer Relationship
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Guay, Doris M. Pfeuffer – Studies in Art Education, 1993
Reports on a study of instructional strategies and classroom techniques used by art teachers for children with disabilities. Finds that in both segregated and integrated art education settings, a balanced, comprehensive art education program is possible with all students. (CFR)
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Teachers, Classroom Techniques, Disability Discrimination
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Hock, Michael; And Others – Music Educators Journal, 1990
Traces the history of mainstreaming prior to and after the enactment of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975. Discusses the particulars of the law focusing on its least restrictive environment clause. Addresses the music educator's role in implementing the act. Includes school districts' responsibilities under the law. (RW)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education
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