You will continue learning about the following issues related to the special education law:
The historical development of IDEA and its civil rights origin
The relationship between segregation, civil rights, and special education law
The specific laws and regulations that relate to the development of IDEA and disability policy more generally
1.What are some differences between the IDEA and the ADA? (hint: you may need to look back at some texts from Module 2)
2.What is ableism? How does it affect the education of students with disabilities today?
3. What did the U.S. Supreme Court decide in Brown vs. Board of Education (1954)? How does that decision continue to affect the education of students with (and without) disabilities today?
4.What are some unintended consequences of Brown vs. Board of Education?
5.What questions do this week’s texts raise for you?