Collaboration Timeline

By: Samantha Gatewood ESE 327

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Elementary and Secondary Education Act

1965

The ESEA authorized funding and made specific provisions of students with disabilities.

"The Open Classroom"

1969

Herbert R. Kohl's book helps promote open education (student-centered learning).

Mills v. Board

1972

Disabled children could not be excluded from public schools.

Title IX

1972

Title IX is passed and prohibits discrimination under any education program receiving federal financial assistance.

The Rehabilitation Act

1973

Guarantees civil rights for people with disabilities.

The Public Law 94-142

1975

Educators could no longer place individuals with disabilities arbitrarily in a special school or self-contained classroom.

Public Law 94-142

1986

Amended by Public Law 99-457 to mandate Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE).

Re authorization

1988

Mandated parent involvement in early childhood programs through Community Schools Partnership Act.

IDEA

1990

The phrase "handicapped children" is now changed to "children with disabilities".

Reauthorization of Legislation

1994

Mandated parent involvement in early childhood programs through Community Schools Partnership Act.

IDEA

1997

Re authorization and amendments were signed into law by President Bill Clinton.

NCLB

2001

Mandated requirements and added specificity to elements.

ESEA

2002

The ESEA was rewritten by NCLB.

IDEA

2004

Reauthorized including modifications in the IEP process; increased authority for school personnel in special education placement decisions of IDEA with NCLB.

NCLB

2007

Reauthorization of No Child Left Behind Act.