TIES Center Reports: How States Interpret the LRE Clause of IDEA: A Policy Analysis (#101)

Part of the TIES Center Reports series.
Author(s)
Julia M. White, Meghan Cosier, Deborah Taub

Description

The purpose of this report is to analyze how states interpret special education regulations associated with the Individuals with Disabilities (IDEA) regulations, specifically around least restrictive environment (LRE), the continuum of alternative placements, and placement for students with disabilities. Findings indicate that there was variation in how states organized the regulations. The interaction between policy and practice presents an on-going need for reevaluation of intent and praxis that has the potential to spotlight issues that may need to be addressed improve education and outcomes for students with disabilities.

Details

Date
November 2018 
Type
Report 
Edition
Number 1
Contact
Michael L Moore moore031@umn.edu or +1 612-626-0546
Publisher
TIES Center: Increasing Time, Instructional Effectiveness, Engagement, and State Support for Inclusive Practices for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities
Co-publisher
National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO)

Topics

  • Educational accountability and assessment
    • Intellectual/Cognitive Disability
      • Policy
        • Students with Disabilities