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Beach Center on Disability

Newsletter Article

Imagine all the people, sharing… or a (not so) modest proposal made on the eve of IDEA reauthorization (2004).

Argues that the fundamental flaw in IDEA is that it authorizes separate education, creating a dual system of education. Written before Congress reauthorized IDEA in 2004 and aligned it more closely with NCLB, this article’s basic premise – that education should be a unitary system, not a dual system – is even more relevant because of the 2004 reauthorization.