A Compilation of Federal Education Laws

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1993 - Educational law and legislation - 678 pages
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The first of the nine parts of this compilation of laws concerns elementary and secondary education programs and contains: (1) the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, which addresses basic education, critical skills improvement, assistance for magnet schools, special programs, drug education, school dropout problems, and bilingual education; (2) the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981, which concerns human services programs; (3) Public Law 874, which deals with financial assistance for local educational agencies; and (4) Public Law 815, relating to the construction of school facilities in areas affected by Federal activities. Part II, which is concerned with the education and training of individuals with disabilities, contains the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the Education of the Deaf Act of 1986. Laws pertaining to Indian education are presented in part III. These laws are the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, Indian Education Assistance Act, Snyder Act of 1921, Johnson-O'Malley Act of 1934, Education Amendments of 1978, Tribally Controlled Schools Act of 1988, and Indian Education Act of 1988. Parts IV and V contain the Refugee Education Assistance Act of 1980 and the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act. Title IV of the Hawkins-Stafford Elementary and Secondary School Improvement Amendments of 1988 is presented in part VI. Title IV deals with the education of native Hawaiians. Part VII contains the Adult Education Act and the National Literacy Act of 1991. Finally, parts VIII and IX contain legislation related to additional programs to improve elementary and secondary instruction and legislation related to public libraries and other public property. (SM)

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