IDEA, FAPE, LRE, PWN - special education law is an alphabet soup of acronyms. Do you know what they all mean? This program will spell out the obligations that federal and state special education laws impose on schools. Master the basics - register today!
Explore federal and state special education laws.
Clarify what it means to provide "free appropriate public education" in the "least restrictive environment."
Uncover how special education due process hearings work.
Build your understanding of IDEA and FERPA privacy provisions to protect student records.
This course is part of the Special Education Law in Minnesota series.
Approved for up to 2.0 hours of standard on-demand CLE credit, including 0.0 hour of ethics credit by the Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education. No more than 30.0 hours of on-demand CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.
LAURA TUBBS BOOTH is an attorney with Ratwik, Roszak & Maloney, P.A. She has represented school districts for more than 25 years and is the recipient of the 2019 Minnesota Association of Special Educators' Distinguished Service Award. Ms. Booth focuses much of her work with schools in Minnesota and North Dakota on preventive law and the practical application of the law. She has represented clients in administrative proceedings and in state and federal courts including the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Ms. Booth routinely advises clients on all areas of education law, including special education and other student issues; discrimination; data practices and open meeting matters; employment issues; investigation of employment and child maltreatment issues; policy development, training and coaching in the human resources/employment area. She has successfully represented Minnesota schools in several cases that have shaped education law in Minnesota. Ms. Booth is a cum laude graduate of Hamline University School of Law.
ADAM FRUDDEN is an attorney with Ratwik, Roszak & Maloney, P.A. in Minneapolis. Mr. Frudden practices in the areas of municipal law, school law, labor and employment law, and litigation. He is a member of the Hennepin County and Minnesota State bar associations. Mr. Frudden earned his B.A. degree form Denison University; his M.A.T. degree from Oakland University; and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from University of Minnesota School of Law.
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