NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 1,627 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Zirkel, Perry A. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2020
Teachers and parents often find special education law complex and confusing. As one step for a basic foundation in special education law, a previous "TEACHING Exceptional Children" article (Zirkel, 2005) provided a snapshot of the "top five case concepts" based on 10 decisions from the Supreme Court. Each of these decisions…
Descriptors: Special Education, Educational Legislation, Students with Disabilities, Disabilities
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lowenhaupt, Rebecca; Bradley, Sarah; Dallas, Joi – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2020
In US public schools, linguistic diversity is growing rapidly with an increasing number of students who are learning English. Federal and state policies lay the foundation for language acquisition through (re)classification processes for English Learners (ELs). However, the classification process runs the risk of establishing separate services for…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Student Diversity, Language Usage, English Language Learners
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Harbour, Clifford P. – Community College Review, 2020
Objective: This article reports on a study of archival legal and administrative texts generated during desegregation litigation instituted during the 1970s to enforce Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The specific focus of the research was on North Carolina and actions taken by the University of North Carolina and the state's Department of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, School Desegregation, Higher Education, Civil Rights Legislation
Murray, Bret – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2020
Title IX, the federal civil rights law passed in 1972, was a landmark piece of legislation that prohibited sexual discrimination in educational institutions across America. Enforced by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights (OCR), Title IX has helped level the playing field by ensuring that students of all genders receive access…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Sex Fairness, Federal Legislation, Gender Discrimination
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Enyart, Stephanie – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2020
Stephanie Enyart reflects on few key aspects of what the blind and low vision community has gained because of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Although it is true that blind people received individual accommodations before the legal requirements arose, the ADA created a duty to accommodate in many new instances and on a broader range of…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Disabilities, Federal Legislation, Blindness
Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education, 2020
The U.S. Department of Education (Department) has established a working group to provide information and resources to parents, students, teachers, schools, and school personnel related to the possible outbreak of COVID-19 ("coronavirus") in school districts and postsecondary schools. Schools play an important role in disseminating…
Descriptors: Communicable Diseases, Disease Control, Health Promotion, Information Dissemination
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sears, Julie A.; Driscoll, Lisa G.; Sughrue, Jennifer A. – NASSP Bulletin, 2020
Whether principals are required to allow service animals in the public schools is not entirely clear in law, policy, or practice. The matter is further complicated when the alleged harm caused by denying a request for a service animal is not clearly related to the educational program. The purpose of this article is to inform principals about the…
Descriptors: Principals, Animals, Elementary Secondary Education, Public Schools
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Skelton, Tracey – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2020
Reflecting on a previous article, I evaluate changes encountered around teaching sexuality over the past 22 years in different geo-political settings. This article examines the ways in which my teaching practices, as an academic committed to equality, have developed in relation to different academic and political contexts. This personal pathway…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sexuality, Teaching Methods, Educational Change
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Rouse, Sharon E.; Jones, Rose B.; Walker, David W. – Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, 2020
This article describes the inclusion challenge children with special needs face on playgrounds and public parks with universal design guiding the rights of children both with and without special needs to have play opportunities. This study evaluated 68 public school elementary playgrounds to determine whether they met Section 502 guidelines for…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Students with Disabilities, Inclusion, Playgrounds
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Tansey, Timothy; Bezyak, Jill; Kang, Hyun-Ju; Yan, Min-Chi; Chan, Fong – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2020
Background: The hiring of persons with disabilities continues to lag relative to the employment outcomes of persons without disabilities. Objective: The goal of this descriptive study was to examine human resources (HR) professionals' perceived needs and development considerations related to the use of a community of practice (CoP) to improve the…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Professional Personnel, Employment Practices, Communities of Practice
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Nelson, Lauri H.; Anderson, Karen; Whicker, John; Barrett, Tyson; Muñoz, Karen; White, Karl – Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 2020
Purpose: This study examined classroom listening experiences reported by students who are deaf or hard of hearing using the Listening Inventory For Education--Revised (LIFE-R). Method: Retrospective electronic survey responses from 3,584 school-age participants were analyzed using descriptive statistics to report student perceptions of listening…
Descriptors: Listening Comprehension, Listening Comprehension Tests, Deafness, Hearing Impairments
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gomez, Angelina M. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2020
The underrepresentation of female Administrators in higher education is not decreasing even though education continues to be a field dominated by women. The overall percentage of women leading colleges and universities in the United States remains disproportionately low at 26%. This ambiguous case study examines whether or not the Higher Education…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Gender Discrimination, Higher Education, Gender Differences
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Johnstone, Christopher; Edwards, Paul – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2020
Student mobility is a key aspect of internationalization of higher education. Within the broad population of students who have the opportunity to study abroad, however, there are particular groups who are under-represented. In the United States, for example, approximately 11% of undergraduate students in postsecondary degree-granting institutions…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Study Abroad, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Accessibility (for Disabled)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Horsford, Sonya Douglass – Educational Policy, 2019
In this article, I consider the limitations of school integration research that overlooks Black research perspectives, White policy interests, and the paradox of race in the New Jim Crow--America's system of racial caste in the post-Civil Rights Era. Applying critical race theory as critical policy analysis, I discuss the importance of theorizing…
Descriptors: School Desegregation, Civil Rights, Racial Discrimination, African Americans
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Keenan, Walter R.; Madaus, Joseph W.; Lombardi, Allison R.; Dukes, Lyman L. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
The Americans With Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 expanded the legal definition of disability to establish broader coverage for individuals with disabilities, including college students, than the definition in the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990. The new interpretation of the definition of disability shifted the main purpose of…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Documentation, Transitional Programs, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities)
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  109