Help educators understand the historical and current legal issues in special education
The Law and Special Education helps teachers and educational administrators understand their legal obligations relative to providing a free, appropriate public education for students with disabilities. Clear, straightforward, and very accessible, this indispensable resource (1) walks readers through the history and current developments of special education law and (2) gives educators the information and the tools they need to develop legally sound and educationally appropriate special education programs.
The 5th Edition is updated to keep readers informed of the latest developments and refinements in special education law, including:
- the Supreme Court rulings in the Endrew F. v. Douglas County Schools and Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools cases;
- new U.S. Department of Education policy letters and cases;
- updated coverage of the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015;
- new coverage of charter schools and students with disabilities;
- IEP implementation cases; and a new section on standards-based IEP.
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