Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

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In 2002, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a decision requiring Arlington Central School District Board of Education (“Arlington”) to pay certain private school tuition fees for Joseph Murphy, a district student with a...

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Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (“IDEA”), states and local school systems obtain federal funding to ensure that children with disabilities receive a “free appropriate public education” (“FAPE”) through “individualized 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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After years spent in the Forest Grove School District, T.A. left in the middle of his junior year of high school, when his parents decided to put him in a private school. See Forest Grove School District v. T.A., 523 F.3d 1078, 1081 (9th Cir. 2008). T....

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Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act ("IDEA"), 20 U.S.C. § 1400 et seq. every disabled child is entitled to a “free appropriate public education” ("FAPE") that is personally tailored by public school systems receiving federal aid to...

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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...