Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Education Specialist (EdS)


Educational Administration and Supervision

First Advisor

Dr. Darrell Kellams


The landmark law, The Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975, that established mainstreaming as an integral part of our educational system was PL 94-142 passed by the United States Congress in 1975. Rule 51: Regulations for School Age Special Education Programs which established the regulations for school age special education programs in Nebraska was adopted by the Nebraska Department of Education in 1981.


A Field Project Presented to the Department of Educational Administration and the Faculty of the Graduate College University of Nebraska at Omaha In partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Specialist in Education. Copyright 1985 Loma Howard.