Individuals with Disabilities Education Act


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(IDEA) (in'di-vij'yū-ălz dis-ă-bil'i-tēz ed'yū-kā'shŭn akt)
U.S. federal law (Public Law 94-142, enacted in 1975 and subsequently amended) guaranteeing all students with disabilities, ages birth-21 years, the right to a free and appropriate public education designed to meet their individual needs.
See also: Individualized Education Program
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Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) this week cosponsored the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Full Funding Act to ensure Congresss commitment to fully fund the IDEA.
Smith, Akiva and Shani Leiman, the parents of a special-needs student, admitted that the public school system in Montgomery County could provide a suitable education for their child but argued that they were nevertheless entitled to tuition reimbursement under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to send their child to a Jewish school.
They are the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 if the Rehabilitation Act, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
It further details the amendment's impact on the confidentiality provisions in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) must report annually on 20 performance indicators related to the provision of special education services to children ages 3-21.
Confused about the overlapping protections for students with disabilities provided by the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)?
We are dismayed that President Bush proposed meager increases amounting to less than the rate of inflation for the nation's major K-12 education programs, including Title I grants for disadvantaged students--which are the main funding source for the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB)--and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, OFFICE OF SPECIAL PROGRAMS (OSEP) describes the IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) Web site as a "one-stop shop" for resources related to IDEA and its implementing regulations, which were released on August 3, 2006.
In the latest changes under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the U.S.
Special education and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Retrieved January 11,2006, from http://www.nea.org/specialed/ index.html
The ultimate result of this practice is that students with EBD may be at heightened risk of not receiving adequate service delivery of their "free and appropriate public education" as guaranteed through the provision of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA, 2004).

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