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Essential Concepts and School-Based Cases in Special Education Law

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ISBN-10: 1412927048

ISBN-13: 9781412927048

Edition: 2008

Authors: Allan G. Osborne, Charles J. Russo, Allan G. Osborne

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Special education law experts, Charles J. Russo and Allan G. Osborne, explore the most difficult and contentious areas of special education law: Entitlement Procedural due process Free Appropriate Public Education Related services, assistive technology, & transition services Disciplinary sanctions Dispute resolution Remedies Anti-discrimination laws The authors offer a case-based approach to analyzing these areas, sharing the fundamental special education legal cases, and guiding school leaders and aspiring school leaders on how to better understand and navigate today's most pressing special education legalities.
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List price: $46.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 11/28/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Michael J. Karcher, Ed.D., Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Education and Human Development at the University of Texas at San Antonio.� He received a doctorate in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard University and a doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin.� He conducts research on school-based and cross-age peer mentoring as well as on adolescent connectedness and pair counseling.� He currently conducts the Study of Mentoring in the Learning Environment (SMILE), which is a three-year research project funded by the William T. Grant Foundation to examine the effects of school-based mentoring.Allan G. Osborne, Jr. is the retired principal of…    

Charles J. Russo, JD, EdD, is the Joseph Panzer Chair in Education in the School of Education and Allied Professions and adjunct professor in the School of Law at the University of Dayton. He was the 1998-1999 president of the Education Law Association and 2002 recipient of its McGhehey (Achievement) Award. He has authored or coauthored more than 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals; has authored, coauthored, edited, or coedited 40 books; and has in excess of 800 publications. Russo also speaks extensively on issues in education law in the United States and abroad. Along with having spoken in 33 states and 25 nations on 6 continents, Russo has taught summer courses in England, Spain, and…    

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction: The Law of Special Education
Sources of Law
The Development of Special Education Laws
Legislative Initiatives
Pennsylvania Association for Retarded Children v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Mills v. Board of Education of the District of Columbia
References
Entitlement to Special Education and Related Services
Entitlement to Services
Students in Religious and Other Private Schools
Homeschooled Students
Timothy W. v. Rochester, New Hampshire, School District
Zobrest v. Catalina Foothills School District
References
Procedural Due Process
Student Records
Evaluation
Development of Individualized Education Programs
Parental Rights
Change in Placement
Blackmon v. Springfield R-XII School District
Stock v. Massachusetts Hospital School
References
Free Appropriate Public Education
Definition of Appropriate
Least Restrictive Environment
Placement in Private Facilities
Extended School Year Programs
Board of Education of the Hendrick Hudson Central School District v. Rowley
Sacramento City Unified School District, Board of Education v. Rachel H.
References
Related Services, Assistive Technology, and Transition Services
Required Related Services
Assistive Technology
Transition Services
Cedar Rapids Community School District v. Garret F.
Fick ex rel. Fick v. Sioux Falls School District
References
Student Discipline
Judicial History
The 1997 and 2004 IDEA Amendments
Honig v. Doe
AW ex rel. Wilson v. Fairfax County School Board
References
Dispute Resolution
Mediation
Resolution Sessions
Due Process Hearings
Judicial Review
Statutes of Limitations
Cases Under Other Statutes
Schaffer ex rel. Schaffer v. Weast
Winkelman ex rel. Winkelman v. Parma City School District
References
Remedies for Failure to Provide a Free Appropriate Public Education
Tuition Reimbursement
Compensatory Educational Services
Attorney Fees and Costs
Damages
Florence County School District Four v. Carter
Arlington Central School District Board of Education v. Murphy
References
Emerging Issues
Child Find
State Testing Programs
State Responsibility to Ensure Compliance
Responsibility of Insurance Carriers
Disbursement of Federal Funds
Policy Letters
Programs for Infants and Toddlers
Report Cards and Transcripts
Rene v. Reed
Gadsby v. Grasmick
References
Antidiscrimination Statutes
Eligibility
Discrimination Prohibited
Otherwise Qualified Students With Disabilities
Reasonable Accommodations
Defenses
Southeastern Community College v. Davis
School Board of Nassau County, Florida v. Arline
References
Glossary
Index