PARC v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1972: Summary & Significance


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What does PARC stand for?

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1. What does IDEA stand for?

2. What was IDEA known as prior to 1990?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet combo will test your knowledge of the case PARC v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Information you'll be assessed on includes knowing what the acronyms PARC and IDEA stand for as well as relating the significance of the ruling.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • What PARC stands for
  • Definition of IDEA
  • The impact of the case on disabled children
  • Court's ruling in the case of PARC vs. Pennsylvania

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding PARC v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the IDEA
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the ruling of the case in a different light

Additional Learning

To learn more about the case, review the accompanying lesson titled PARC v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1972: Summary & Significance. The lesson will feature the following subjects:

  • What led to the case
  • Influence that the PARC has on mentally challenged children
  • Ruling of the case
  • The role of the IDEA