H.R.5352 - Reducing Special Education Through Prevention Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Kennedy, Patrick J. [D-RI-1] (Introduced 09/09/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 11/25/2002 Referred to the Subcommittee on Education Reform. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5352 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
Reducing Special Education Through Prevention Act - Amends the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to establish a program of grants to improve school-based early intervention services for children with emotional disturbances.
Introduced in House (09/09/2002)
Authorizes the Secretary of Education to make program grants to State or local educational agencies to develop and implement strategies to reduce the number of children who have, or who are at risk of developing, emotional disturbances that require special education and related services under IDEA. Includes among authorized activities: (1) universal, primary prevention strategies at the school level; (2) early intervention services and individual support for such children who are not currently served under IDEA; (3) coordination among schools, families, and other service provider systems; and (4) staff training and professional development.