Special Education Law Timeline

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In History
  • Brown Vs. Board of Education

    Brown Vs. Board of Education
    This was a decision in the Supreme Court that ruled that the segregation in schools was unconstitutional.
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    Special Education Legal Milestones

  • Mills vs. Board of Education

    Mills vs. Board of Education
    "Extended the Pennsylvania decision to include all children with disabilities" (Gargiulo & Bouck, pg. 41, Special Education in Contemporary Society). Gargiulo, R. M., & Bouck, E. C. (2021). Chapter 1. In Special education in contemporary society: An introduction to exceptionality (7th ed., p. 41). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
  • PL 93-112, The Rehabilitation Act

    PL 93-112, The Rehabilitation Act
    "Section 504 prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities" (Gargiulo & Bouck, pg. 19, Special Education in Contemporary Society). Gargiulo, R. M., & Bouck, E. C. (2021). Chapter 1. In Special education in contemporary society: An introduction to exceptionality (7th ed., p. 19). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
  • PL 94-142, Education for all Handicapped Children Act

    PL 94-142, Education for all Handicapped Children Act
    "This ensures that handicapped children in public schools will get one free meal each school day and and will have just access to an education" (EHA-Education for All Handicapped Children Act). EHA - Education for All Handicapped Children Act. (n.d.). Retrieved September 28, 2020, from http://www.specialednews.com/special-education-dictionary/eha---education-for-all-handicapped-children-act.htm
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    IDEA Law inception and changes

  • PL 101-476, IDEA

    PL 101-476, IDEA
    The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), this law "emphasizes transition planning for adolescents with disabilities" (Gargiulo & Bouck, pg. 19, Special Education in Contemporary Society). Gargiulo, R. M., & Bouck, E. C. (2021). Chapter 1. In Special education in contemporary society: An introduction to exceptionality (7th ed., p. 19). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
  • PL 105-17, IDEA reauthorized

    PL 105-17, IDEA reauthorized
    Provided an expansion of services for students with disabilities and their families.
  • PL 107-110, No Child Left Behind Act

    PL 107-110, No Child Left Behind Act
  • PL 108-446, Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act

    PL 108-446, Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act
    "Aligns IDEA legislation with provisions of No Child Left Behind; modifies the individualized education program process" (Gargiulo & Bouck, pg. 19, Special Education in Contemporary Society). Gargiulo, R. M., & Bouck, E. C. (2021). Chapter 1. In Special education in contemporary society: An introduction to exceptionality (7th ed., p. 19). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
  • PL 110-325, Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments

    PL 110-325, Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments
    Gives people with disabilities more protection.
  • Endrew F. vs. Douglas County School District

    Endrew F. vs. Douglas County School District
    It was decided that an IEP must provide more than minimal educational benefit (Gargiulo & Bouck, pg. 42, Special Education in Contemporary Society). Gargiulo, R. M., & Bouck, E. C. (2021). Chapter 1. In Special education in contemporary society: An introduction to exceptionality (7th ed., p. 42). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.