Public Law 101-476 101st Congress

Individuals wiwth Disabilities Education Act

This was one of several reauthorizations of the 1975 Education for All Handicapped Children Act. It specifically addressed the “limited English proficient population” as a group whose academic needs were not being met. [Scource┬áp. 104 STAT. 1108] The implications for language policy are that all students are to be provided an equal education even when extra and appropriated supports are needed to accomplish it.