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.
IDEA, Section 504 and the ADA
Washington Laws and Rules
Child Find, Evaluations and Eligibility
Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) - Lessons From Case Law
Placement Decisions and Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)
Procedural Safeguards: Prior Written Notice (PWN), Stay Put, Due Process, etc.
PHILIP E. STERN supports the school law and employment and labor practice groups for DiFrancesco Bateman Kunzman Davis Lehrer & Flaum, PC. Mr. Stern represents public and private school districts, colleges and universities in collective bargaining, special education, employment litigation, and student and staff disciplinary issues. He has negotiated collective bargaining agreements on behalf of educational institutions. Mr. Stern has litigated full jury trials and administrative hearings in all New Jersey judicial and administrative forums, from the New Jersey Supreme Court to the New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission to the New Jersey Office of Administrative Law. Mr. Stern earned his B.A. degree from Wesleyan University, his M.A. degree in educational administration from Montclair State College, and his J.D. degree from New York Law School.
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