Regulations, Laws & Policies

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Screenshot of OSEP IDEA webpageOffice of Special Education Programs (OSEP) Guidance related to the implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

The U.S. Department of Education’s Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) website brings together department and grantee IDEA information and resources. The IDEA makes available a free appropriate public education to eligible children with disabilities throughout the nation and ensures special education and related services to those children.


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