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Special Education Law, 3/e captures the evolving nature of special education legislation–from historic bases for special education services, to the first passage of IDEA, to the Improvement Act of 2004. Using carefully selected cases, it illustrates the background for each enacted law and offers case briefs with questions to prompt discussion. An in-depth look at six legislative principles untangles complex issues of free appropriate public education, nondiscriminatory evaluation, program development, least restrictive environment, procedural due process, and parental participation. Fully revised, this edition includes information on Rosa's Law, the latest CEC ethics standards, sections on RtI and EIS, and a new chapter on future issues in special education.
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Table of Contents
PART I: THE BASES FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION
1. Historical Overview of Special Education
2. A New Foundation for Special Education Services
PART II: SIX BASIC PRINCIPLES OF SPECIAL EDUCATION LEGISLATION
3. Free Appropriate Public Education
4. Nondiscriminatory Evaluation
5. Program Development
6. Least Restrictive Environment
7. Procedural Due Process
8. Parental Participation
9. Enforcement of Special Education Law
10. Discipline Issues
11. Mediation and Impartial Due Process Hearing
12. Ethics and the Special Education Professional
13. Future Issues in Special Education
APPENDIX A: THE AMERICAN LEGAL SYSTEM
APPENDIX B: READING RESEARCHING CASE LAW
APPENDIX C: GLOSSARY OF LEGAL TERMS
APPENDIX D: CASE LIST