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the resources used to facilitate the legal research process are...
primary sources, finding tools, and secondary materials
the federal legislature is published...
daily and contains the federal regulations.
the council for exceptional children is
the largest profession org dedicated to the du of students with disabilities
findlaw's law crawler allows the researcher to
limit searches of the web to legal websites and you'll be able to access their legal dictionary and legal news
cases occurring at the US district court level can be found
in west's federal supplement.
874 F.2d 1036 (5th Cir. 1989) which one of these would be the volume number?
first one (874)
874 F.2d 1036 (5th Cir. 1989) which would be the page number, which does it start on?
third one (1036)
874 F.2d 1036 (5th Cir. 1989) which court?
first in ( ) (5th Cir)
every case citation is in this format
volume #, reporter, page #, (court, year of decision)
Although secondary sources do not have controlling authority
they can be very influential and persuasive
Law Reviews & Journal Articles
are still very influential
wests edu law reporter is
a secondary legal source
Before 1975, students with disabilities access to educational opportunities were limited because
they were often completely excluded from public schools and those students that were admitted did not receive and appropriate education.
The council for exceptional children (CEC) is
an organization that is a major force in policy making and lobbying efforts.
Primarily by the efforts of parents that
educational rights with children with disabilities were recognized and eventually mandated.
Some of these advocacy organizations that were formed by parents were
the national association for down syndrome, the united cerebral palsy association, the association for students with learning disabilities
Though the most direct effect was the impact on societal rights for minorities, the Brown v The Board of education decision provided legislation, and litigation granting
students with disabilities the right to free appropriate public education
Pennsylvania Association for Retarded Citizens v. Pennsylvania was a case resolved by
a consent agreement that all children with mental retardation must be provided free public education. (Note: it does not say appropriate education)
The Mills v. Board of Education class action suit resulted in
a mandate that all students with disabilities be provided and APPROPRIATE and publicly supported education
Education of all handicap children act 1975 is
known as public law 94-142
In 1990 the name education of all handicap children act was changed to
IDEA
In 1990
autism and tramuatic brain injury
Explain the litigation/legislative cycle and how it applies to special education (last slide in ch 1)
litigation leads to legislation which leads to ligitation and it contiunes in that cycle.
Descirbe 4 of the online resources (homework)
http://www.oxfordsd.org/- gives infromation on policies and news in the oxford school district.

http://www.mde.k12.ms.us/- the link we used gave us important info on drop prevention and home schooling

http://mshistory.k12.ms.us/- provides us with mississippis constitution

http://www.archives.gov/- us constitution
Discuss the effects of the decision of the court case Brown v the board of Ed of 1954 on the education of students with disabilities
Though the most direct effect was the impact on societal rights for minorities, the Brown v The Board of education decision provided legislation, and litigation granting students with disabilities the right to free appropriate public education
discuss the federal role in the development of special education
Recent federal involvement in sped includes the IDEA Amendments of 1997, The No Child left Behind Act
The President's Commission on Excellence in Special Education, The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004
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