34 CFR § 303.15 - Free appropriate public education.

§ 303.15 Free appropriate public education.

Free appropriate public education or FAPE, as used in §§ 303.211, 303.501, and 303.521, 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 State educational agency (SEA), including the requirements of part B of the Act;

(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 34 CFR 300.320 through 300.324.

(Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1401(9))

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