U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

Briefing on the Reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

April 12, 2002


The Commissionís April 12, 2002, briefing and paper on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) were prepared by the Commissionís Office for Civil Rights Evaluation under the direction of Terri A. Dickerson, assistant staff director. Mireille Zieseniss, civil rights analyst, organized the briefing and drafted the briefing paper. Anastasia Ludden and Travis McClain, interns, provided research assistance and administrative support. Administrative assistance also was provided by Teresa Brooks, secretary. Legal sufficiency review was performed by Emma Monroig, attorney-advisor. Dawn Sweet, editor, provided editorial assistance and prepared the paper and transcript for publication.