TITLE

WHEN CLOSE ENOUGH DOESN'T CUT IT: WHY COURTS SHOULD WANT TO STEER CLEAR OF DETERMINING WHAT IS--AND WHAT IS NOT--MATERIAL IN A CHILD'S INDIVIDUAL EDUCATION PROGRAM

AUTHOR(S)
Knight, Jeffrey A.
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
University of Toledo Law Review;Winter2010, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p375
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the author comments on the significance of special-education law in the U.S. It mentions that Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) will likely to remain at the forefront of special-education litigation. It describes the development of special-education law, viewed through the lens of the Individual Education Program (IEP).
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51011351

 

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