Special Education Law

Special Education Law

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With IDEA 2004 and its accompanying regulations as its foundation, this readable book provides the most up-to-date and accurate information on the laws impacting the field of special education today. This comprehensive book enables teachers and other special educators to examine current legislation from a historical perspective, and provides the reader with an opportunity to understand the evolving nature of special education legislation and how it is interpreted by case law. The second edition of Special Education Law has expanded its utility by adding additional content, including: * A new chapter, "Discipline Concerns," focuses on the most frequently cited controversial issue in education today. This chapter on the consequences of undesirable behavior discusses zero tolerance, determination manifestation, and interim alternative educational settings. * An expanded chapter on program development covering Individual Family Services Plans (IFSPs), the extended school year, as well as Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) * A discussion of the legal requirements under the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), and how this law intersects with the requirements of IDEA 2004, impacting the practicalities of special education * More content tied directly to the standards and competencies of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (INTASC), and PRAXISTM * More pedagogy. The authors have included reflection questions for extending discussion at the end of every chapter, additional case briefs, and relevant websites for further exploration.show more

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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 187.96 x 228.6 x 15.24mm | 566.99g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Merrill
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0131175718
  • 9780131175716

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"Special Education Law, "Second EditionNikki L. Murdick, Barbara C. Gartin, and Terry Crabtree With IDEA 2004 and its accompanying regulations as its foundation, this readable book provides the most up-to-date and accurate information on the laws impacting the field of special education today. This comprehensive book enables students and professors to examine current legislation from a historical perspective, and provides the reader with an opportunity to understand the evolving nature of special education legislation and how it is interpreted by case law. The second edition of "Special Education Law" has expanded its utility by adding additional content, including: A new chapter, "Discipline Concerns," focuses on the most frequently cited controversial issue in education today. This chapter on the consequences of undesirable behavior discusses zero tolerance, determination manifestation, and interim alternative educational settings.An expanded chapter on program development covering Individual Family Services Plans (IFSPs), the extended school year, as well as Individualized Education Programs (IEPs)A discussion of the legal requirements under the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), and how this law intersects with the requirements of IDEA 2004, impacting the practicalities of special educationMore content tied directly to the standards and competencies of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (INTASC), and PRAXISTMMore pedagogy. The authors have included reflection questions for extending discussion at the end of every chapter, additional case briefs, and relevant websites for further exploration.show more

Table of contents

PART I The Bases for Special Education Chapter 1 Historical Overview of Special Education Chapter 2 A New Foundation for Special Education Services PART II Six Basic Principles of Special Education Legislation Chapter 3 Free Appropriate Public Education Chapter 4 Nondiscriminatory Evaluation Chapter 5 Program Development Chapter 6 Least Restrictive Environment Chapter 7 Procedural Due Process Chapter 8 Parental Participation PART III Remedies Chapter 9 Enforcement Chapter 10 Discipline Issues Chapter 11 Mediation and Impartial Due Process Hearing Chapter 12 Ethics and the Special Education Professionalshow more

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