free appropriate public education


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free ap·pro·pri·ate pub·lic ed·u·ca·tion

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An aspect of the Handicapped Children Act of 1975 (currently I.D.E.A.) that mandated free appropriate public education for all children with disabilities.
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Schools bear no obligation to pay for child's education in private school as long as a Free Appropriate Public Education has been provided.
section] 1412(a)(1)(A) (setting forth requirement for states to provide free appropriate public education for disabled students); see id.
When explaining the effect this version of the bill would have, Senator Lowell Weicker stated that the intent of the Senate was to award "reasonable attorneys' fees, necessary expert witness fees, and other reasonable expenses which were necessary for parents to vindicate their claim to a free appropriate public education for their handicapped child.
IDEA's free appropriate public education (FAPE) policy consists of
Through this legislation, children identified with a specific range of disabilities are afforded a free appropriate public education (FAPE) in the least restrictive environment (LRE) via the IEP.
The IDEA is a law that ensures a free appropriate public education to eligible children with disabilities throughout the nation and ensures special education and related services to those children.
In fact, the collection and analysis of these data are the primary means by which the Office of Special Education Programs monitors activities under "IDEA", thereby helping to ensure the free appropriate public education of all children with disabilities.
In most cases that go to court, you see that the parents feel the student is not receiving a free appropriate public education, whereas the school system believes it is providing a free appropriate public education.
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) guarantees a free appropriate public education to children with disabilities.
The letter also clarifies states responsibility to provide a free appropriate public education (FAPE) to children with disabilities attending public virtual schools.
Part B of "IDEA" provides funds to states to assist them in providing a free appropriate public education (FAPE) to children ages 3 through 21 with disabilities who are in need of special education and related services.
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