Special Education Law & Advocacy

special education LAW & ADVOCACY

The Individuals with Disabilities Act 2004 (IDEA) guarantees the right to a free appropriate public education (FAPE) for students with disabilities.  Legislation, regulations, guidance and other policy documents can be located here.  Please note that in the U.S. the federal role in education is limited.  As articulated in the Tenth Amendment, most education policy is decided at the state and local levels.  In Indiana, Article 7 contains Indiana's Special Education rules:

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