Students with Disabilities
The publications in this brief bibliography are a starting point: they introduce new researchers to various facets of the topic, with emphasis on the role of states, and to some of the principal authors and publications. This is one section of a Selected Bibliography of Publications on Education Policy.
* Items with an asterisk represent together a basic introduction to this topic.
*Ballard, Joseph, Bruce A. Ramirez, and Frederick J. Weintraub, eds. Special Education in America: Its Legal and Governmental Foundations. Reston, VA: Council for Exceptional Children, 1982.
Bartlett, Larry. "Disciplining Handicapped Students: Legal Issues in Light of Honig v Doe." Exceptional Children 55, no. 4 (1989): 357-366.
*Berkowitz, Edward D. "A Historical Preface to the Americans with Disabilities Act." Journal of Policy History 6, no. 1 (1994): 96-119.
*Braddock, David, ed. Disability at the Dawn of the 21st Century: And the State of the States. 6th ed. Washington, DC: American Association on Mental Retardation, 2002.
Brauen, Marsha L. Issues and Options in Outcomes-Based Accountability for Students with Disabilities. Rockville, MD: Westat, Inc., 1994.
Briggs, Peter G. A Perspective on Change: The Administration of Title I of ESEA. Washington, DC: The Planar Corporation, 1973.
Broadwell, C. A., and J. Walden. "Free and Appropriate Public Education After Rowley: An Analysis of Recent Court Decisions." Journal of Law and Education 17 (1988): 35-51.
Citron, Christiane H. The Rights of Handicapped Students. Denver, CO: Policy Analysis and Research, Education Commission of the States, 1982.
Cremins, James J. Legal and Political Issues in Special Education. Springfield, IL: C.C. Thomas, 1983.
Gerber, Michael M., and Deborah Levine Donnerstein. "Educating All Children: Tens Years Later." Exceptional Children 56, no. 1 (1989): 17-21.
*Gilhool, Thomas K. "The Right to an Effective Education: From Brown to PL 94-142 and Beyond." in Beyond Separate Education: Quality Education for All. eds. Dorothy Kerzner Lipsky, and Alan Gartner. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co., 1989.
Hardman, Michael L. and Shirley Dawson. "The Impact of Federal Public Policy on Curriculum and Instruction for Students with Disabilities in the General Classroom." Preventing School Failure 52, no. 2 (2008): 5-11.
Hargrove, Erwin C. "Regulation and Schools: The Implementation of Equal Education for Handicapped Children." Peabody Journal of Education 60, no. 4 (1983): 1-126.
*Hehir, Thomas, and Thomas Latus, eds. Special Education at the Century's End: Evolution of Theory and Practice Since 1970. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Educational Review, 1992. Notes: Reprint series, vol. 23.
*Kauffman, James M. "The Regular Education Initiative as Reagan-Bush Education Policy: A Trickle-Down Theory of Education of the Hard-to-Teach." Journal of Special Education 23, no. 3 (1989): 256-278.
Kleinhammer-Tramill, Jeannie, James Tramill and Heather Brace. "Contexts, Funding History, and Implications for Evaluating the Office of Special Education Program's Investment in Personnel Preparation." Journal of Special Education 43, no. 4 (2010): 195-205
Levin, Betsy. "Equal Educational Opportunity for Special Pupil Populations and the Federal Role." West Virginia Law Review 85 (1982-1983): 159-198.
Lippman, Leopold, and I. Ignacy Goldberg. Right to Education: Anatomy of the Pennsylvania Case and Its Implications for Exceptional Children. New York: Teachers College Press, 1973.
McCarthy, M. "Minimum Competency Testing and Handicapped Students." Exceptional Children 47, no. 3 (1980): 166-173.
McClung, M., and D. Pullin. "Competency Testing and Handicapped Students." Clearinghouse Review 11 (1978): 922-927.
*McDonnell, Lorraine M., Margaret J. McLaughlin, and Patricia Morison, eds. Educating One and All: Students With Disabilities and Standards-Based Reform. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1997.
*McGuire, C. Kent. State and Federal Programs for Special Student Populations. Denver, CO: Education Finance Center, Education Commission of the States, 1982.
Shores, Elizabeth F. "The Arkansas Children's Colony at Conway: A Springboard for Federal Policy on Special Education." Arkansas Historical Quarterly LVII, no. 4 (1998): 408-434.
*Singer, Judith A., and John A. Butler. "The Education for All Handicapped Children Act: Schools as Agents of Social Reform." Harvard Educational Review 57, no. 2 (1987): 125-152.
Skiba, Russell J. et al. "Achieving Equity in Special Education: History, Status, and Current Challenges." Exceptional Children 74, no. 3 (2008): 264-288.
Smith, Stephen W. "Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) in Special Education--From Intent to Acquiescence." Exceptional Children 57, no. 1 (1990): 6-14.
Strope, John L., and Cathy H. Broadwell. "How P.L. 94-142 Has Fared in the Supreme Court." West's Education Law Reporter 58, no. 1 (1990): 13-28.
*Turnbull, H. Rutherford. Free Appropriate Public Education: The Law and Children With Disabilities. 5th ed. Denver, CO: Love Publishing Co., 1998.
*Weintraub, Frederick J., Alan R. Abeson, and David L. Braddock. State Law & Education of Handicapped Children: Issues & Recommendations. Arlington, VA: Council for Exceptional Children, 1971.
Yell, Mitchell Louis et al. "Schaffer v. Weast: The Supreme Court on the Burden of Proof in Special Education Due Process Hearings." Intervention in School and Clinic 44, no. 4 (2009): 241-245.
Yell, Mitchell Louis and David W. Walker. "The Legal Basis of Response to Intervention: Analysis and Interpretation." Exceptionality 18, no. 3 (2010): 124-137.
Zirkel, Perry A. and Nico Krohn. "RTI after IDEA: A Survey of State Laws." Teaching Exceptional Children 40, no. 3 (2008): 71-73.