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What Every Teacher Should Know About: The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act as Amended in 2004, 2nd Edition

By Rud Turnbull, Nancy Huerta, Matthew Stowe

Published by Pearson

Published Date: May 8, 2008

Table of Contents

OVERVIEW

I.    IDEA: A Brief History and Our Approach

II.   IDEA (as amended in 2004) and Its Relationship to the No Child Left Behind Act

III.  IDEA and Its Relationship to Civil Rights Laws – Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act

IV.   IDEA and Its Six Principles

V.    National Policy and IDEA, Section 1400(c)(1)

VI.   Nature of IDEA: Grant-in-Aid, Sections 1411, 1412, and 1413

VII.  Major Purposes of IDEA, Section 1400(c)(4) and (5), and Section 1400(d)

VIII.    Definitions, Section 1401

ZERO REJECT: THE FIRST OF THE SIX PRINCIPLES

NONDISCRIMINATORY EVALUATION: THE SECOND OF THE SIX PRINCIPLES

APPROPRIATE EDUCATION: THE THIRD OF THE SIX PRINCIPLES

LEAST RESTRICTIVE ENVIRONMENT: THE FOURTH OF THE SIX PRINCIPLES

PROCEDURAL DUE PROCESS: THE FIFTH OF THE SIX PRINCIPLES

PARENT PARTICIPATION: THE SIXTH OF THE SIX PRINCIPLES

CONCLUSION