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Achieving Equity in Secondary and Tertiary Education for Students with Disabilities and Learning Difficulties

Peter Evans and Serge Ebersold

in Lessons in Educational Equality: Successful Approaches to Intractable Problems Around the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755011
eISBN:
9780199918867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

If Education for All is to be achieved, children and students with disabilities and learning and behaviour difficulties must be given the necessary support. This chapter discusses equity in secondary ... More


Ending Educational Exclusion

Jody Heymann and Adèle Cassola

in Lessons in Educational Equality: Successful Approaches to Intractable Problems Around the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755011
eISBN:
9780199918867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The strong relationship between education and life chances suggests that addressing educational disparities is one of the most important steps that can be taken to reduce wider social and economic ... More


Effective Approaches to Making Inclusive Education a Part of Education for All

Bob Prouty, Koli Banik, and Deepa Srikantaiah

in Lessons in Educational Equality: Successful Approaches to Intractable Problems Around the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755011
eISBN:
9780199918867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Efforts to advance educational inclusion for children with disabilities must be sustained and accelerated in the years to come if equity for this group, and universal education in general, is to be ... More


Educational Issues

Susan C. Mapp

in Global Child Welfare and Well-Being

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195339710
eISBN:
9780199863686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339710.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The chapter opens with gains and concerns regarding education. The Millennium Development Goals regard education as essential, yet the availability of quality education remains limited in many areas. ... More


Lessons in Educational Equality: Successful Approaches to Intractable Problems Around the World

Jody Heymann and Adele Cassola (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755011
eISBN:
9780199918867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

All children and youth, regardless of the situations into which they were born, deserve the opportunity to improve their life chances by acquiring the knowledge and skills that will help them thrive ... More


Early Education for All is there a role for the private sector?

Martin Woodhead and Natalia Streuli

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The “private-for-profit” sector is a significant provider of global early childhood care and education (ECCE). This chapter explores how this trend contributes to policy goals, focusing especially on ... More


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


The Ecology of Language Evolution in Latin America: A Haitian Postscript toward a Postcolonial Sequel

Michel Degraff

in Iberian Imperialism and Language Evolution in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226126173
eISBN:
9780226125671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226125671.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

How can studies of language change in Iberian America help us better understand related phenomena in the Caribbean, and vice-versa? I raise some fundamental issues about language contact and its ... 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


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


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


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


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


Improving the International Development Architecture

Constantine Michalopoulos

in Ending Global Poverty: Four Women's Noble Conspiracy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198850175
eISBN:
9780191884627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850175.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Economic History

The end of the twentieth century and the beginning of the next millennium was characterized by an extraordinary burst of international cooperation on development. At the core of this cooperation was ... More


Judith Sargent Murray (1751–1820)

Lisa L. Moore, Joanna Brooks, and Caroline Wigginton (eds)

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0037
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

Born in Massachusetts, Judith Sargent Murray wrote essays arguing for education that is accessible to all, regardless of sex. In one such essay, “Desultory Thoughts upon the Utility of encouraging a ... More


Time of paradoxes: what the twentieth century was like for people with intellectual disabilities living in Czechoslovakia/Czech Republic

Monika Mužáková and Iva Strnadová

in Intellectual Disability in the Twentieth Century: Transnational Perspectives on People, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447344575
eISBN:
9781447344629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344575.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter explores life in Czechoslovakia (later Czech Republic) in the 20th Century for people with intellectual disabilities. It opens at the time that the Czech lands were part of the ... More


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