110-H.AMDT.121 to 110-H.R.1429

Amendment provides more support for inclusive education which is the practice of teaching children with disabilities in the same classrooms as those without disabilities.

H.AMDT.121(A006)
Amends: H.R.1429
Sponsor: Rep Kennedy, Patrick J. [RI-1](offered 5/2/2007)

AMENDMENT DESCRIPTION:
Amendment provides more support for inclusive education which is the practice of teaching children with disabilities in the same classrooms as those without disabilities.

AMENDMENT PURPOSE:
An amendment numbered 6 printed in House Report 110-116 to define `inclusive classrooms` as Head Start classrooms that include both children with disabilities and children without disabilities. It would make certain funds in the bill available to increase the understanding of the impact of Head Start services delivered in inclusive classrooms on both children with and without disabilities and to assist Head Start programs in improving the quality of inclusive classrooms.

STATUS:

    5/2/2007 4:23pm:
    Amendment (A006) offered by Mr. Kennedy. (consideration: CR H4362-4363; text: CR H4363)
    5/2/2007 4:29pm:
    On agreeing to the Kennedy amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.

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