Author

Young

Date of Award

12-1988

Degree Name

Specialist in Education

Department

Educational Leadership, Research and Technology

First Advisor

Dr. Charles C. Warfield

Access Setting

Masters Thesis-Open Access

Abstract

The purpose of this report is to review and synthesize findings of research studies about suspension and expulsion of handicapped students as a disciplinary procedure in public schools.

The first chapter begins with a glossary of frequently used terms and definitions to assist the reader in understanding the terminology used in this paper.

Chapter II reviews literature relevant to suspension and expulsion of handicapped students.

Chapter III cites statutory and mandatory provisions set forth by the .Michigan State Board of Education on suspension and expulsion.

Chapter IV explores the historical content on suspension and expulsion of handicapped students.

Chapter V highlights various alternatives educators may utilize to better accommodate handicappers.

Chapter VI provides a summary and evaluation concerning the findings of research studies about suspension and expulsion of handicapped students.

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