Special Education Law Timeline

Timeline created by marcievg
  • Brown vs. Board of Education

    Brown vs. Board of Education
    Ends school segregation
  • The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)

    The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
    Passed by L.B. Johnson
  • Pennsylvania Association for Retarded Children (PARC) vs. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (Penn)

    Pennsylvania Association for Retarded Children (PARC) vs. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (Penn)
    All children between 6 and 21 years old would have access to free public education
  • Mills vs.Board of Education of the District of Columbia

    Mills vs.Board of Education of the District of Columbia
    Free public education to students with disabilities
  • Congressional Investigation of 1972

    Congressional Investigation of 1972
    Children not getting adequate education
  • The Education for All Handicapped Children Act

    The Education for All Handicapped Children Act
    Equal education for all handicapped children
  • Handicapped Children's Protection Act

    Handicapped Children's Protection Act
    Parent relief
  • Americans with Disabilities Act

    Americans with Disabilities Act
    Prohibits discrimination
  • EAHCA changes to Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

    EAHCA changes to Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
    Traumatic brain injury and Autism are added
  • Individual with Disabilities Improvement Act (IDEA 1997)

    Individual with Disabilities Improvement Act (IDEA 1997)
    Assistive technology available for children with disabilities
  • No Child Left Behind Act

    No Child Left Behind Act
    Closes achievement gaps
  • Every Student Succeeds Act (Replaces No Child Left Behind)

    Every Student Succeeds Act (Replaces No Child Left Behind)
    Signed by B. Obama
    Quality education and accountability