34 CFR § 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;
(d) Are provided in conformity with an individualized education program (IEP) that meets the requirements of §§ 300.320 through 300.324.