Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Joined by Secretary Riley and several disabled persons, President Clinton signed the Individuals with Disabilities Education… read more
Joined by Secretary Riley and several disabled persons, President Clinton signed the Individuals with Disabilities Education reauthorization act of 1997. This bill renews a law first enacted in 1975 which guarantees equal access to education for disabled persons. In his remarks, the president stressed that this legislation is not only a continuation of this law, but an improvement upon it, because it provides more funding to help people with disabilities have as many educational opportunities as possible. close
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- Judith Heumann Assistant Secretary Department of Education->Special Education and Rehabilitative Svc.
- Richard W. Riley Secretary Department of Education
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