American Education 1970s
By: Bradi Ore and Hillary Pina
American Education In 1970's
•People didn't have high income so hey didn't want to spend any money on education
•Many schools suffered from inadequate funding
•People with disabilities had better chances in school
Desegregation and busing involved
•1975 the education for all handicapped children was passed by congress
•This was a guaranteed free public education for children with disabilities
• This allowed that the education took place in the least restricted environment.
Timeline in the 1970's
- In 1971, the Supreme Court ordered the joining two schools in Texas, one that primarily spoke Spanish, the other English.
In 1972 the Equal Opportunity in Education Act was passed.
In 1974, the Supreme Court found out that the Spanish speaking students had limited English skills.
In 1975, Congress passed the Education for All Handicapped Children Act.
In 1978, more women were enrolled in college then men, for the first time