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Skidmore, Kevin – Online Submission, 2014
As a part of the Individualized Education Plan (IEP), special education teachers work along with their student with special needs and their parent(s)/guardian(s) to create and implement Individualized Transition Plans (ITP) to assist the student with their transition to the post-school environment. As mandated by Individuals with Disabilities…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Disabilities, Adolescents, Special Education
Bobbitt, Erica M. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The passage of Public Law 94-142 (the Education of All Handicapped Children Act) in 1975 established the rights of children with disabilities to a public school education in the least restrictive environment. Fifteen years later, it was amended and renamed the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) (PL 101-476, 1990), still intended to…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Factor Analysis, State Standards, Competence
Pierre, Clarine – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This qualitative case study examined how educators collaborate and coteach within an inclusive classroom. The reauthorization of the original federal disabilities education law, Public Law 94-142, known as the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act as well as the No Child Left Behind…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Disabilities, Special Education Teachers, Case Studies
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Seese, Laura M.; Madaus, Joseph W.; Bray, Melissa A.; Kehle, Thomas J. – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2007
Section 504 is a civil rights statute mandating that persons with disabilities have equal access to all programs receiving federal financial assistance. Many initially interpreted Section 504 as a prohibition against employment discrimination in the schools because the overall act was concerned primarily with discrimination in employment settings.…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Federal Regulation, Benchmarking, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities)
Petrie, Joyce; And Others – 1979
Phase I of this project focused on the media-related needs of handicapped students being mainstreamed into regular K-12 school programs. The emphasis was on how the school library media specialist can use, adapt, or supplement the components of the media center to meet those needs. These components encompass a media program of services and…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Media, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education
Petrie, Joyce; And Others – 1980
This manual is a product of the Media and Mainstreaming Project and a fuller version of the manual included in the interim report "Educational Media for Handicapped Students in Regular K-12 Schools"). It focuses on the media-related needs of handicapped students being mainstreamed into regular K-12 school programs. The emphasis is on how…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Media, Educational Resources, 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
Koenecke, William H.; Clark, Elmer J. – 1986
The attitudes of selected superintendents in Illinois regarding Public Law 94-142 were studied. A review of related literature indicated that special education training and knowledge of PL 94-142 contributed to positive attitudes toward handicapped persons and the laws that apply to them. A questionnaire was sent to 300 local school…
Descriptors: Administrative Problems, Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Characteristics, Administrator 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
Silber, Theodore J. – 1981
This three year project was designed to provide staff development to principals, vice principals and other school administration special education issues relating to the implementation of Public Law 94-142. In 1979, sixty-three administrators participated in a week long summer workshop, during which project staff and speakers from within the…
Descriptors: Administrators, Elementary Secondary Education, Pretests Posttests, Program Effectiveness
Bensky, Jeffrey M.; And Others – 1979
One hundred thirty-six teachers enrolled in special education courses responded to a questionnaire which focused on stress in relationship to compliance with the mandates of Public Law 94-142 (Education for All Handicapped Children Act). The teachers were divided into three groups - special education teachers, resource room teachers, and regular…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Exceptional Child Research, Federal Legislation, Handicapped Children
Alexander, Jacquelyn; And Others – 1979
A survey was conducted to determine the effects of Public Law 94-142 (Education for All Handicapped Children Act) on collective bargaining at the local school district level. Educators affiliated with public schools, institutions of higher learning, and teacher organizations in seven states responded to a formal questionnaire. The results…
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation
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Wade, Phil; Gargiulo, Richard M. – National Forum of Special Education Journal, 1990
The General Concerns Inventory: Least Restrictive Environment was administered to superintendents, special education coordinators, and principals from 60 Alabama school districts. Of 4 factors (social/personal concerns, staff and curriculum concerns, fiscal concerns, and legal concerns), only social/personal concerns discriminated among the 3…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education
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Spencer-Dobson, Candice A.; Schultz, Jerelyn B. – Journal of Industrial Teacher Education, 1987
The study determined the extent to which multidisciplinary teams that include vocational educators are utilized to provide services for mentally handicapped and learning disabled students. Questionnaires were completed by 222 principals or special education directors. Results indicate that vocational educators have limited involvement in the…
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Disabilities, Mental Retardation
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Helge, Doris; And Others – 1980
Despite problems, extraordinary progress has been made to provide a free and appropriate public education for handicapped students in rural America. A study of 75 school districts and cooperatives in 17 states revealed significant improvements in programs and services offered and types and ages of exceptional students served. Achievements included…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Cost Effectiveness, Delivery Systems, Due Process
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