Choose one court case that has influenced least restrictive environment issues for children with disabilities. Why is this case significant? What impact has it made in public education? What impact has it made in your classroom?
One court case I recall involving student with special needs involved a handicapped boy and his parents who urges that a local school district failed to comply with the Education of the Handicapped Act. Specifically, they maintain that a school district's refusal to place the child in a class with non-handicapped students violates the Act. Because the law does not clearly state to what degree the least restrictive environment is, courts have had to interpret the LRE principle. ...
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