Wrightslaw: Special Education Legal Developments and Cases 2015
Publish Date: 2016-06-01
Author: Peter W.D. Wright Esq.;Pamela Darr Wright MA MSW
If you want to know about exciting new developments in special education law, Wrightslaw: Special Education Legal Developments and Cases 2015 will help you stay up-to-date. This unique book includes: * All decisions in IDEA cases by Courts of Appeals between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2015 * All Dear Colleague Policy and Guidance letters published by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) and the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services (OSERS) in 2015 * Verdicts in jury trials and multi-million dollar settlements in teacher abuse cases * Discrimination cases initiated and settled by the Department of Justice * Background and pleadings in a Section 504/ADAA case about a child who needed her service dog at school - a case that may be decided by the Supreme Court later this year * Emerging issues and trends in special education law and how the law is evolving * Tutorial on how to use Google Scholar to find cases about specific legal issues Wrightslaw: Special Education Legal Developments and Cases 2015 includes a Table of Decisions with the date, court, synopsis of legal issues, outcome, and prevailing party in the cases. The Table of Decisions includes a summary in which the Court's words are used to describe the legal issues and rulings in the case. Each case also includes a link to the full text of the decision. Wrightslaw: Special Education Legal Developments and Cases 2015 is an invaluable resource for parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys. You will refer to this book again and again.