34 CFR § 300.17 - Free appropriate public education.
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§ 300.17 Free appropriate public education.
Free appropriate public education or FAPE means special education and related services that -
(a) Are provided at public expense, under public supervision and direction, and without charge;
(b) Meet the standards of the SEA, including the requirements of this part;
(c) Include an appropriate preschool, elementary school, or secondary school education in the State involved; and
(d) Are provided in conformity with an individualized education program (IEP) that meets the requirements of §§ 300.320 through 300.324.
(Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1401(9))