Education for the Disabled
In 1975, congress enacted the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), which required free and appropriate education for all children. On its surface IDEA seemed like a democratizing force, but some believe the law hasn’t measured up, especially where minority kids are concerned. This hour, we’ll take a close look at IDEA’s successes and shortcomings.
- Ruth Colker, author of Disabled Education: A Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
- Kristin Hildebrant, Senior Attorney at Disability Rights Ohio