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Special Education Dispute Resolution     LAW-832

As with all other areas of law, traditional methods of resolving disputes are no longer adequate, and we must look to alternative strategies to resolve disputes. The question is, what are these systems and what do they look like? In the area of special education, institutionalized mediation has been required under the IDEA for years as a means to resolve disputes. Each public agency must ensure that procedures are established and implemented to allow parties to disputes…to resolve disputes through a mediation process 34 C.F.R §300.506 (a).

Units 2
Grading Options Numeric or CR/D/F
Exam Type In-class Exam
Writing Requirement No
Skills/Experiential Requirement Yes

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