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Federal Laws and Legislation

INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 2004

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) is a federal law that guarantees all eligible children with disabilities between the ages of 3 and 21 (or until the child graduates) the right to a free appropriate public education designed to meet their individual needs. You can read the regulations on the Federal Register Web site:

SECTION 504

FERPA

EVERY STUDENT SUCCEEDS ACT (ESSA)

REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973