Ch 27: Legal Issues & Government Policies

About This Chapter

Use this chapter, which includes with short lessons, videos and quizzes, to refresh your memory of topics connected to school psychology legal issues & government policies. Review the definition of 504 regulations, the No Child Left Behind Act, and more!

Legal Issues & Government Policies - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter to brush up on topics related to legal issues and government policies related to school psychology, such as state-specific policies for school psychologists. This chapter provides you with engaging and concise video and text lessons and quizzes to help you review the material quickly and effectively. Other topics you will encounter in this chapter includes the following:

  • History and summary of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
  • Section 504 Regulations & Accommodations
  • Accessibility guidelines of the American with Disabilities Act
  • Explanation of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965
  • Advantages and disadvantages of the No Child Left Behind Act
  • The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 and the Buckley amendment
  • Policies for school psychologists in states like Ohio

Our short quizzes provide you with great ways to test yourself on the information you've reviewed. Check out the lesson transcripts for a closer look at the main themes of the lessons. You can also contact our instructors with any of your questions.

7 Lessons in Chapter 27: Legal Issues & Government Policies
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IDEA: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act - History and Summary

1. IDEA: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act - History and Summary

It is important for all teachers to understand the 2004 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and how it impacts students with disabilities. This lesson discusses the six main principles of IDEA and how they are implemented in the classroom.

What Are Section 504 Regulations & Accommodations in Public Schools?

2. What Are Section 504 Regulations & Accommodations in Public Schools?

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is a critical piece of legislation designed to protect individuals with disabilities. In this video, we will explore the components of Section 504 as well as how it impacts school-aged students.

What is the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990? - History & Accessibility Guidelines

3. What is the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990? - History & Accessibility Guidelines

What is the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990? Learn about the ADA's history, the individuals it protects, the accessibility guidelines, as well as how the disability movement ensured the passing of this important legislation.

Elementary & Secondary Education Act of 1965

4. Elementary & Secondary Education Act of 1965

The Elementary and Secondary Education act of 1965 created equal opportunity for students in schools across the country. This lesson will examine the purpose and outcomes of the act and will end with a short quiz to see what you have learned.

No Child Left Behind: Summary, Pros & Cons

5. No Child Left Behind: Summary, Pros & Cons

The No Child Left Behind Act has been both influential and controversial since it was first passed over a decade ago. But what exactly is it? In this lesson, we'll explore the No Child Left Behind Act, including its pros and cons.

Buckley Amendment to the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act of 1974

6. Buckley Amendment to the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act of 1974

This lesson provides an overview of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, also known as the Buckley Amendment. You'll come away with a sense of how this law impacts teachers, administrators, and students.

Ohio Policies & Procedures for School Psychologists

7. Ohio Policies & Procedures for School Psychologists

A school psychologist is a source of great support for students and families. The work of a school psychologist is governed by specific rules that contain ethical principles. This lesson explores those rules.

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