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Miller, Christina R. – School Social Work Journal, 2013
A qualitative exploration of a service-learning program for high school students with disabilities is presented. Focus groups with (n = 15) students and interviews with (n = 3) service-learning teachers at multiple service-learning sites were conducted to explore the perceptions of students and service-learning teachers regarding the impact of the…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Student Attitudes, Learning Experience, Social Work
Paton, Teresa Kaye Worth – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Public Law 94-142 (PL 94-142), the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975, was signed into legislation in 1975. This anchor piece of legislation became one of the most influential in the advocacy of a special needs population that previously had been institutionalized or removed from the public school setting because they were not…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Equal Education
Irvine, Freeman R., Jr. – 1983
A project was undertaken to plan and begin developing the objectives for a master's degree program to prepare individuals to fill a wide range of roles in providing special and vocational education to disabled students. The following accomplishments were made during the project: an eight-member planning task force was formed; resources available…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Behavioral Objectives, Career Guidance, Course Descriptions
Duval County Schools, Jacksonville, FL. – 1986
The report examines the development of education services for exceptional children in Duval County Public Schools (Jacksonville, Florida) from 1976-1986. Changes are noted in the context of such general trends as declining then increasing enrollments, the back-to-basic movement, and the stress on competency testing. The impact of the passage of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Educational Trends