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The Education for All Handicapped Children Act: Historical Evolution

Ruth Colker

in Disabled Education: A Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708101
eISBN:
9780814708002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708101.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter discusses the historical and legislative background to the adoption of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (EAHCA) in 1975. It begins with an overview of the evolution of laws ... More


From Social Reform to Technical Management: The Legal Evolution of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975

Colin Ong-Dean

in Distinguishing Disability: Parents, Privilege, and Special Education

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226630007
eISBN:
9780226630021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226630021.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter examines how and why the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975 (EAHCA) and its successor, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), have fallen short of ... More


Disabled Education: A Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Ruth Colker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708101
eISBN:
9780814708002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708101.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Enacted in 1975, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act—now called the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)—provides all children with the right to a free and appropriate public ... More


Post-1975 Amendments

Ruth Colker

in Disabled Education: A Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708101
eISBN:
9780814708002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708101.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter discusses Congress's attempts to amend the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (EAHCA), which was later replaced by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), after ... More


Amy Rowley

Ruth Colker

in Disabled Education: A Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708101
eISBN:
9780814708002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708101.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter describes the story of Amy Rowley and her family to show how the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (EAHCA) has affected the lives of children with disabilities. It examines ... More


Michael Panico

Ruth Colker

in Disabled Education: A Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708101
eISBN:
9780814708002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708101.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter describes the story of Michael Panico and his family to show how the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (EAHCA), which was later replaced by the Individuals with Disabilities ... More


In Pursuit of Saraswati: The Politics of Autonomy in the Indian University

Niraja Gopal Jayal

in Interpreting Politics: Situated Knowledge, India, and the Rudolph Legacy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190125011
eISBN:
9780190991296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190125011.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics, Asian Politics

Niraja Gopal Jayal examines the politics of India’s higher education. She revisits the Rudolphs’ (1972) seminal study which explores the politicization of higher education, including the state’s ... More


Knowledge Capital and Growth: The Main Results

Eric A. Hanushek and Ludger Woessmann

in The Knowledge Capital of Nations: Education and the Economics of Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029179
eISBN:
9780262329170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029179.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The measure of knowledge capital is introduced in empirical growth modelling. The knowledge capital measure turns out to be very closely related to economic growth rates in cross-country growth ... More


Defining Access and Quality in International Education

Sarah Kabay

in Access, Quality, and the Global Learning Crisis: Insights from Ugandan Primary Education

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192896865
eISBN:
9780191919145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896865.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Political Economy

Access and quality are key dimensions of any public service—health, infrastructure, and, of course, education. The terms are particularly ubiquitous in the field of international education, where ... More


Disability Rights and Religious Liberty in Education: The Story behind Zobrest v. Catalina Foothills School District

Bruce J Dierenfield and David A. Gerber

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043208
eISBN:
9780252052088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043208.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In 1988, Sandi and Larry Zobrest became agents in the struggle for disability rights when they sued a suburban Tucson, Arizona, school district to obtain public funding for the signed language ... More


Don’t Count Your Chickens

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in The Holy Grail: India's Quest for Universal Elementary Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463473
eISBN:
9780199087129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463473.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the hassles in securing the approval of the World Bank for DPEP, the organizational politics within the Bank, the turmoil within the World Bank triggered by the landmark highly ... More


Introduction: The Global Learning Crisis and the Access vs. Quality Paradigm

Sarah Kabay

in Access, Quality, and the Global Learning Crisis: Insights from Ugandan Primary Education

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192896865
eISBN:
9780191919145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896865.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Political Economy

The fact that millions of children around the world are unable to read, write, or perform basic mathematics has come to be called the “Global Learning Crisis.” Delayed but ever-increasing recognition ... More


The End of Multiculturalism?

Riva Kastoryano

in Burying Jihadis: Bodies Between State, Territory, and Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190889128
eISBN:
9780190942960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190889128.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Multiculturalism has thus shifted from the cultural and social sphere to the security realm in both the United Kingdom and the United States. Cameron thus criticized the dual dimension of the failure ... More


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