Brown v Board of Education made it so that everyone has the right to the same opportunities in education regardless of their religion, race, sex or anything else. It made it so that everyone was equal in education.
Parc v The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania was a case that made it so that children from ages 6 to 21 that were considered mentally retarded were to be provided a free public education.
Mills v Board of Education was another case that was where 18,000 children were out of school with behavioral problems, hyperactivity, epilepsy, mental retardation, and physical problems. Again in this case it was ruled that these students were to be provided adequate schooling.
Section 504 of Public Law 93-112 says that people with disabilities cannot be excluded from any program solely because of their disability. They can only be excluded in the case that they have a learning disability that may prevent them from learning marching band formations even with accommodations, or if test scores are below the university admissions standards and indicative of likely failure.
Public Law 94-142 is where it gives people ages 3 to 21 with a free and appropriate education for all children with disabilities, procedural safeguards to protect the rights of students and their parents, education in the lease restrictive environment, individualized educational programs, parental involvement in educational decisions related to their children with disabilities, and also fair, accurate, and nonbiased evaluations.
Americans with disabilities act was brought into law on January 26, 1990. This law was to help end discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, public services, public accommodations, transportation, and telecommunications.
Individuals with disabilities education act (IDEA) was an amendment to Public Law 94-142. The key components of this amendment were the...