Historical Timeline

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    Brown v Board of Education

    Brown v Board of Education (1954) Justices ruled unanimously that racial segregation of children in public schools was unconstitutional this was one of the cornerstones of the civil rights movement Separate-but-equal. Brown v Board was a part of the civil rights movement to get children of different races to be able to be treated equally in the public schools. Also it helped to make sure the students were protected of the laws by the 14th amendment.
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    Honig v. Doe

    The Supreme Court ruled that California school board had violated the EAHCA when they suspended a student for violent and disruptive behavior, The courts prohibited the district from changing a students placement unless it was approved by the parents. There was a Stay-Put provision that made sure that the children were left in their educational placements as long as they were in a safe learning enviornment they couldn't suspend kids for more then 10 day.
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    Timothy W. V. Rochester, New Hampshire, School District

    This was the first Circuit court that got appealed to make sure school boards were providing special education services to an disabled student regardless of the severity of his or her disabilities. The board ended up refusing to provide Timothy the educational services he would need to be successful. This landmark got to make sure that school districts developed appropriate programs for every child and has the right to free education.