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ERIC Number: EJ562486
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0003-0953
Wiggle Room in IDEA.
Dowling-Sendor, Benjamin
American School Board Journal, v185 n3 p14-15 Mar 1998
The 4th Circuit's decision in "Hartman v Loudoun County Board of Education," involving the placement of an 11-year-old autistic child, teaches important lessons about the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: mainstreaming is a strong preference, not an unyielding requirement; and if educators make active and careful efforts to mainstream a child, the courts should defer to the educators' professional judgment. (MLF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act