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Osborne, Allan G., Jr. – 1989
Federal and state courts have held that disciplinary sanctions cannot be applied to handicapped students in such a way that they would be deprived of their legal rights to a free, appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment, as mandated by the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (EHA). This presentation outlines the…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Court Litigation, Disabilities, Discipline
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1990
This hearing focuses on the discretionary programs of the Education of the Handicapped Act, which cover research, technical assistance, information dissemination, personnel training, and model demonstration projects and activities. The testimony focuses on the significant percentage of disabled minority-group students not receiving special…
Descriptors: Black Students, Deafness, Disabilities, Educational Legislation
Salisbury, Christine L. – 1990
This paper examines policy options in implementing least restrictive environment (LRE) requirements of federal legislation (Public Laws 99-457 and 94-142), and offers recommendations regarding the array of placement options that should be available in relation to preschool children with handicaps. First, the legal interpretation of LRE is analyzed…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Legislation
Johnson, Michael K. – 1990
In 1969, the Joint Commission on the Mental Health of Children made several recommendations based on the conclusions in their report entitled "Crisis in Child Mental Health: Challenge for the 1970's." These recommendations included formation of a child advocacy system at every level of society; the development of supportive, preventive,…
Descriptors: Child Advocacy, Child Health, Child Welfare, Childhood Needs
Citron, Christiane Hyde – 1983
Various state and federal laws related to education of the handicapped are outlined to aid state educators in identifying needs and formulating public school policy. Constitutional and statutory law concerning the educational rights of the handicapped are listed, including the Constitution, state constitutions, Public Law 94-142, and Section 504…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Disabilities, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
Sivage, Carole R.; And Others – 1982
The four papers in this volume address questions raised by the Dean's Grants Program. Among the themes addressed are the potential of deans to fulfill the role of change agent, techniques used in decision making and exercising authority, and faculty members' and deans' perceptions of the dean's role. Carole R. Sivage, in "Advocates of Change:…
Descriptors: Academic Deans, Administrator Role, Change Agents, Change Strategies
Viteritti, Joseph P. – 1983
This is the report of a study that examined the relationship between the New York City school system and the external (social and political) environment of which the school system is a part. The study had two purposes: first, to determine the impact that external constituents of the school system have on internal policymaking and implementation;…
Descriptors: Accountability, Administrative Problems, Case Studies, Centralization
Hansen, Kenneth H. – 1979
The comprehensiveness and specificity of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (Public Law 94-142) and Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act, and the detailed regulations that accompany them, might seem to foreclose any opportunity for states to develop and follow their own policies. However, reports from chief state school…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Compliance (Legal), Court Litigation, Disabilities
Silver, Sandra – 1987
To study aspects of P.L. 94-142 (Education for All Handicapped Children Act) that prove both most and least problematic for rural special education cooperatives, which is the most prevalent type of cooperative arrangement, a sample was selected that included the 2 Federal Education Regions (from a total of 10) determined to contain the nation's…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Cooperative Programs, Educational Cooperation, Educational Finance
Prehm, Herbert J., Ed. – 1987
The proceedings of the 1986 Symposium on the Future of Special Education contains 12 papers. Presenters represented the following groups: state education agency directors, large school district directors, small school district directors, teachers, parents, teacher educators, researchers, and Canadian school administrators. An initial paper by F.…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Policy, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
Millsap, William – 1980
A social anthropologist suggests that other decision making models besides the consensual one (which assumes that the public behaves in accordance with values and attitudes) should be adopted by education as a result of shrinking resources, and discusses approaches to making decisions resulting from P.L. 94-142, the Education for All Handicapped…
Descriptors: Administrative Problems, Community Role, Compliance (Legal), Cost Effectiveness
Higgins, Scottie; Ross, John W. – 1979
Policy issues related to the concept of least restrictive environment (LRE) as required in P.L. 94-142, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act are reviewed and alternatives considered. Relevant legislation and litigation are reviewed in Chapter I, while the evolution of educational practice is illuminated in Chapter II in such special…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation
Schrader, William B., Ed. – New Directions for Testing and Measurement, 1979
This conference was organized around four policy concerns: (1) the needs of handicapped, gifted, and bilingual students; (2) the use of test results to allocate federal compensatory education funds; (3) the validity of minimum competency testing; and (4) the demand for increasingly sophisticated evaluations. Garry L. McDaniels discussed the…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Accountability, Bilingual Students, Compensatory Education
Autrey, Pam, Ed. – 1981
This report on a preventive law institute held in Texas in 1981 includes an introduction, three papers, a summary of discussions, and a concluding statement. In the introduction Christiane Hyde Citron defines preventive law as decision making that takes constitutional and case law into consideration and that includes four basic steps: (1)…
Descriptors: Accountability, Compliance (Legal), Constitutional Law, Court Litigation
Educational Testing Service, Washington, DC. – 1976
Intended to aid the implementation of The Education for All Handicapped Children Act (PL 94-142), three papers on critical issues are presented. The need for a comprehensive program of identification of handicapped children is addressed in such terms as definitions of handicapped, responsibilities for identifying the children, agreement on type of…
Descriptors: Administrative Change, Educational Change, Equal Education, Exceptional Child Education
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