Special Education Timeline

Timeline created by christine c
  • Brown v. Board of Education

    Brown v. Board of Education
    Supreme Court rules that segregation in public schools is unconstitutional
  • Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965

    Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965
    Provided state federal money to states in order to improve opportunities for student who were disadvantaged.
  • Education of The Handicapped Act of 1970

    Education of The Handicapped Act of 1970
    Provided state grants to help expand education programs for childrem with disabilities. Schools were also given Federal government money to help train special education teachers better.
  • Education of Amendments

    Education of Amendments
    Title IX is a comprehensive federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity.
  • Mills v. Board of Education

    Mills v. Board of Education
    It is unconstitutional to deny students with disabilities an education.
  • Parc v. Commonwealth of Pennsilvania (PA)

    Parc v. Commonwealth of Pennsilvania (PA)
    Required schools to provide a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)
  • Section 504 of The Rehabilitation Act

    Section 504 of The Rehabilitation Act
    Prohibited discrimination against those with disabilities in programs that received federal funding.
  • Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975

    Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975
    Federal funding was provided to those who promised to educate students with disabilities. School are also required to develop an Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
  • Individual with Disabilties Act of 1990

    Individual with Disabilties Act of 1990
    They added traumatic brain injury and autism as new catagoreies of disabilities.
  • No Child Left Behind Act

    No Child Left Behind Act
    Standardized testing began. They began holding government responsible for the gains for students learning.