Legally Defensible IEPs Following the Landmark Supreme Court Ruling on Providing FAPE


Date and time: On Demand

Duration: 22 minutes

Description:

The 2017 Supreme Court ruling of Endrew F v. Douglas City School District changed the definition of a "free and appropriate public education" (FAPE).

To explore this shift and what it means for your special education program, John Comegno, nationally recognized School Law practitioner and founder and President of the Comegno Law Group, P.C., discusses the term "appropriate" as it relates to the creation of legally sound IEPs.

Help your special education staff understand
  • Which data are critical to creating legally sound IEPs, and other practical takeaways from the ruling. 
  • How this landmark ruling was influenced by other key rulings on this topic — and why connecting these dots is important to your ability to provide FAPE.
  • The specific role the measurement of each student's progress must play in the IEP process following the Court's decision.



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