Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975 -
Public Law 94-142 (89 Stat. 773)
(Volume 89 Statutes at Large page 773)
This public law is also reprinted in the 1975 Laws volume 1 (94th Congress, First Session, 1975):
Education of the Handicapped Act Amendments of 1990
Public Law 101-476 (104 Stat. 1103)
(Volume 104 US Statutes at Large page 1103)
This public law is also reprinted in the 1990 Laws volume 1 (101st Congress, Second Session, 1990):
Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004
Public Law 108-446 (118 Stat. 2647)
This public law is also reprinted in the 2004 Laws volume 2 (94th Congress, First Session, 1975):
The Education of Individuals with Disabilities is codified in 20 United States Code § 1400 et seq. Look at the Print United States Code Annotated
You can use the table of contents or turn to your specific section. This set is updated with pocket parts - always check them for your research.
You can find the following information using an annotated code:
You can also use the official US Code however it doesn't have any of the useful annotations. Lexis publishes the US Code Service - it also contains annotations to cases & secondary sources however it is less useful for locating legislative history information.
Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975: Legislative history available in USCCAN (U.S. Code Congressional and Administrative News:
2 USCCAN 1975 at 1425. Contains The Senate Report and the Senate Conference Report. USCCAN can be found in the law library here:
Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004: Legislative history available in USCCAN (U.S. Code Congressional and Administrative News: 5 USCCAN 2480. Contains the House Conference Report.
USCCAN can be found in the law library here:
Education of the Handicapped Act Amendments of 1990: Legislative History available in USCCAN (U.S. Code Congressional and Administrative News: 5 USCCAN (1990) at 1723. Contains the House Report and the House Conference Report.
USCCAN can be found in the law library here:
Education of the handicapped laws, legislative histories, and administrative documents / by Bernard D. Jeams, Jr 1982 http://lawezproxy.syr.edu/login?url=http://www.heinonline.org/HOL/Index?index=leghis/ehlha&collection=leghis
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Congressional Intent.
· Holdings Information
Holdings Record Display
Electronic version (Hein online - NetID & password required): http://lawezproxy.syr.edu/login?url=http://www.heinonline.org/HOL/Index?index=leghis/idealp&collection=leghis
Disability law in the United States : a legislative history of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Public Law 101-336 / Volumes 1-6
KF3469 .R43 1992
Electronic access (via Hein Online - Use your netid & password to access this resource):
Federal Education regulations are codified in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 34 (Education). Part 300 covers: Assistance to States for the Education of Children with Disabilities.
Definitions: 34 CFR §300.4 to 300.45
State Eligibility: Least Restrictive Environment: 300.114-300.120.
The current CFR is available in print in the law library:
Proposed Regulations are published in the Federal Register. Generally, there is a notice & comment period following the publication of proposed regulations. The agency then publishes the final regulation first in the Federal Register (these final regs in the FR include a detailed explanation of the reasons for the regulations including a summary of comments received). The final regualations are then incorporated into the Code of Federal Regulations. You can read the Federal Register commentaries to learn about agency intent/rulemaking process.
IDEA part B website (US Department of Education)
Links to Regulations, Statute, Training Materials, Forms, Video links, Presentations, Q & A
Topical information about many things, including 'Private Schools' - When you click on topics, there are a variety of sources including links to relevant statutes & regulations.
Students with disabilities and special education
by: Center for Education & Employment Law
Law KF4210 .H36
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) : background and issues
Nancy Lee Jones, Richard N. Apling, and David P. Smole.
The special education desk book - 2014
John W. Norlin ; edited by Steven E. Lake. LRP Publishers
IDEA guidebook : a comprehensive guide to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (Second Edition)
The law of special education and non-public schools : major challenges in meeting the needs of youth with disabilities / Charles J. Russo ..