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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
Stile, Stephen W.; Wirth, Paul A. – 1984
Preliminary data from a survey of 51 small, rural public school districts in New Mexico generally indicate that the quality of educational programming for students with severe handicaps is currently satisfactory and would improve with the additional federal funding under P.L. 94-142 (New Mexico was slated to receive funding effective January…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation
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Stile, Stephen W.; Wirth, Paul A. – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 1987
Two surveys were conducted to determine perceptions of administrators and teachers regarding the impact of Public Law 94-142 on programs for severely handicapped children in New Mexico's small, rural school districts. One year after the infusion of federal funding, 55 percent of the respondents perceived no improvement in the level of services.…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid
Stearns, Marian; And Others – 1977
The report discusses issues regarding the validation of the child count data prepared by states to comply with P.L. 94-142, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act. It also proposes a validation procedure to assure the accuracy of the counts. The validatiion process is conceptualized, and steps in conducting an adequate state census are…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal State Relationship, Handicap Identification
Case, Elizabeth J. – 1986
The report documents the extent to which special education teachers took advantage of a program which provided substitute teachers for their classes in order to free them to attend Evaluation, Appraisal and Review (EAR) committee meetings held to review individualized education programs and placement decisions for individual students. Funds to…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Diagnosis, Elementary Secondary Education
Case, Elizabeth J.; Johnson, Barbara – 1987
The out-of-school child find program conducted by the Albuquerque (New Mexico) Public Schools to locate and refer handicapped children from birth to the mandated age for public education was evaluated. This program used funds from Public Law 94-142, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act. An awareness campaign, screening and evaluation of…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Community Information Services, Disabilities, Federal Aid
Case, Elizabeth J.; Bearman-Bucher, Isabel – 1987
The therapeutic swimming program of the Albuquerque (New Mexico) Public Schools (APS) for severely handicapped students was evaluated to determine its impact and effectiveness. The program is funded under Public Law 94-142, Education for All Handicapped Children Act. Data were collected by interviews, surveys, review of records, and observation. A…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Daily Living Skills, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid
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Case, Elizabeth J.; Leavitt, Alan – 1986
The Mental Health Project of the Albuquerque (New Mexico) Public Schools (APS), which was initiated in August of 1985, was evaluated. Funded by Public Law 94-142, the program focused on providing an interdisciplinary team approach to deliver direct and indirect counseling services to selected special education students, families, and staff.…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Clinics, Consultation Programs, Counseling Services
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Case, Elizabeth J.; Bouchard, Donald – 1986
Overall effectiveness and impact were evaluated for the Alternative Transportation Program (ATP) of the Albuquerque (New Mexico) Public Schools, funded under Public Law 94-142, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act. Two specialists implemented the ATP, which developed and presented curricula and assemblies tailored to handicapped students…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Assembly Programs, Behavior Problems, Bus Transportation
Moore, Jean J., Comp. – 1976
Designed as a reference book, this publication reflects the efforts of almost 100 American Indian parents, educators, diagnosticians, social workers, etc., and representatives from each of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Area Offices in attendance at the 1976 conference on the comprehensive implementation process for special education services…
Descriptors: Administration, Agency Role, American Indians, Community Resources
Smith, Judy, Ed. – 1977
Presented are nine papers on the issues and directions presented at meetings on the implementation of Public Law 94-142 (Education for All Handicapped Children Act) through the preparation of professionals in special education. Entries include the following titles and authors: "Regional Collaboration" by J. Harvey; "The Education…
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Handicapped Children