The History of Disabilities in Education

Timeline created by beezy94
In History
  • Brown vs Board of Education

    Brown vs Board of Education
    The Plaintiffs, various African-American children , were denied admission to schools attended by white children under laws that permitted or required segregation by race. The childrn sued, trying to get prmission for admission to public schools in their communities on a nonsegregated basis.
  • Road to stopping segregation: Ruby Bridges

    Road to stopping segregation: Ruby Bridges
    November 14th, 1960 was the first day in New Orleans that schools would be intergrated. Ruby Bridges and five other children were permitted to go to all white schools. Ruby Bridges attended William Frantz Elementary school.
  • Elementary and Secondary Eduation Act

    Elementary and Secondary Eduation Act
    The ESEA was passed in 1965 as a part of the "War on Poverty."
  • Malcolm X Assassinated

    Malcolm X Assassinated
    Black history leader was assassinated during a conference.
  • Education for All Handicapped Children's Act

    Education for All Handicapped Children's Act
    Required equal access for handicapped children.
  • Disaster in China

    Disaster in China
    Earthquake hits Tabgshan, China and kills 655,000
  • Americans with Disabilities Education Act

    Americans with Disabilities Education Act
    Disabled americans were able to go to shool and be treated like other students.
  • Americans with Disabilities Act

    Americans with Disabilities Act
    Disabled Amercians were finally heard. The world basically became handicap friendly.
  • God Blessed the World lol

    God Blessed the World lol
    Amber Demond Armstrong was born.
  • Reauthorization of Americans withDisabilities Education Act

    Reauthorization of Americans withDisabilities Education Act
    The original was improved for children with disabilities to learn better.
  • Biggie Smalls dies

    Biggie Smalls dies
    Rapper Biggie Smalls dies at the age of 24.
  • No Child Left Behind Act

    No Child Left Behind Act
    This act was a reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
  • Twin Towers Destroyed 9/11

    Twin Towers Destroyed 9/11
    The Twin Towers were attacked and destroyed.
  • Reauthorization of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

    Reauthorization of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
    President Bush signed the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act, which reauthorized the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)