Timeline created by whitneyfussell
  • Segregated classes

    Children with disabilities are placed in segregated classes.
  • Brown vs. BOE of Topeka

    Challenged segregation
  • Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965

    Funding provided to create and improve programs for students with disabilities.
  • Mainstreaming

    Students with mild disabilities were mainstreamed with students without disabilities.
  • Mills vs. BOE

    Ruling: No denial of free public education
  • Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

    Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  • Regular Education Initiative

    *Madeline Will urged Gen Ed and Spec. Ed. teacher to collaborate to educate all students.
  • Americans with Disabilities Act 1990

  • No Child Left Behind 2001

    Students with mild disabilities take state standards based assessments.
  • IDEA

    Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act
    -LRE, equal protection, FAPE, RTI, etc