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ERIC Number: ED553776
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 388
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: 978-1-3031-0121-2
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: Public School Application of Providing FAPE in the Least Restrictive Environment
Teal, Christi B.
ProQuest LLC, Ed.D. Dissertation, The University of Alabama
The purpose of this study was to investigate how courts deal with issues related to the broad definition of free appropriate public education (FAPE) as it pertains to the least restrictive environment (LRE) for the provision of special education services as legislated though the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The Supreme Court and Courts of Appeal decisions briefed for this study attempt to provide a deeper understanding for administrators of what constitutes free appropriate public LRE placement decisions for students with disabilities. [The dissertation citations contained here are published with the permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Copies of dissertations may be obtained by Telephone (800) 1-800-521-0600. Web page:]
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act