education

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The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act ("IDEA") dictates that public schools must provide children with disabilities a Free Appropriate Public Education ("FAPE"). See 20 U.S.C. § 1412(a)(1). To ensure this, schools must provide an...

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Desegregation of Schools in Jefferson County

The backdrop for this case was set in 1954. In Brown v. Board of Education, 347 U.S. 483 (1954), the Supreme Court mandated the desegregation of public schools. Over subsequent decades, federal courts ordered...

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Plyler v. Doe is a U.S. Supreme Court case in which the Court struck down a Texas statute that denied funding to local school districts for the education of children who were not "legally admitted" into the United States, and which authorized local...

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Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), 20 U.S.C. § 1400 et seq. (2003), states and local school boards receive federal grants for assistance in educating children with disabilities. Any state receiving federal funds must provide...

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The Zuni Public School District (“Zuni”) is located almost entirely within Zuni and Navajo Reservation lands in New Mexico. Brief for Petitioner at 2. The Federal Impact Aid Act provides subsidies to Zuni as well as other school districts located on...