News in brief: State capitals
- SUSPENSION AND EXPULSION OF HANDICAPPED PUPILS. Leone, Peter E. // Journal of Special Education;Spring85, Vol. 19 Issue 1
Focuses on laws covering suspension and expulsion of handicapped students in the United States. Provisions lacking in educational laws for handicapped students; Basis used by courts to rule in cases involving expelled handicapped students; Recommended changes for educational laws governing...
- Safe and legal. Trujillo, Phillip A. // Thrust for Educational Leadership;Apr98, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p20
Discusses several state laws which give school administrators a broad discretion to address various disruptions on school campuses in the United States. Includes Education Code 32210 for persons who willfully disturbs public school or any public school meeting; Penal Code 626.7 for disruptive...
- Student Disorder Law. // Education Digest;Apr1969, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p61
The article focuses on laws related to college discipline in the United States. Colorado became the first state to enact legislation at the state level to control disruptions on college and university campuses. Its "Campus Disorders Act" became law on March 1, 1969. The new law applies only to...
- Department issues IDEA regulations. Sack, Joetta L. // Education Week;03/17/99, Vol. 18 Issue 27, p1
Reports on the United States Department of Education's March 1999 modification of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Related funding issues; Disciplining of violent or disruptive children with disabilities; Suspension of a disabled student; Students' individualized...
- Building coalitions for education reform. Cortines, Ramon // T H E Journal;Nov93, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p10
Focuses on the role of broad-based, community-wide coalitions in implementing educational reform. Coalition as catalyst for change; Maintenance of public awareness and involvement; Critical ingredients for successful coalition-building in education reform; Details of President Bill Clinton's...
- Goals 2000 loses its way on standards. Hoff, David J. // Education Week;1/22/97, Vol. 16 Issue 17, p1
Features the 1994 Goals 2000: Educate America Act. President Bill Clinton as sponsor; Mandate of the Goals 2000; Fears and controversy about the program; Comment from Gayle P. Frame, curriculum director in northeastern Wisconsin. INSET: In about-face, Va. to apply for Goal 2000 funds..
- Sustaining and expanding the educational conversation. Clinchy, Evans // Phi Delta Kappan;Jan95, Vol. 76 Issue 5, p352
Cites the eight goals set by the national agenda for education called Goals 2000: The Education America Act in relation to the expanded vision of American education. Capability of the Bill Clinton administration and Congress to implement the six goals of the education agenda; Two goals aimed to...
- Restraint, Not Radicalism, on Education. Morrissey, Matthew // National Journal;2/27/99, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p548
Focuses on education initiatives in the United States Congress. Provisions contained in a partisan education bill; Republican pursuit of changes in education through reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act; Position of conservative interest groups on the issue.
- Federal No Child Left Behind Act Brings Mix Of Opportunities, Challenges For Educational Technology. // Electronic Education Report;3/15/2002, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p1
Introduces the legislation No Child Left Behind for education reform in the U.S. Provisions included in the legislation; Statement regarding the process of the legislation by director John Bailey; Effect of the legislation on the local districts.