This searchable database contains bibliographic information for literature (research-based and policy/practice) relating to dispute resolution in special education.

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Optional IDEA alternative dispute resolution.

This In-Depth Policy Analysis is the result of findings based on a survey sent to all special education units of state education agencies. The survey requested information about the use of 10 alternative dispute resolution processes not specifically required under IDEA, the extent of their use, and...Learn more

Predictors of parents perception toward the IEP meeting

UMI Number: 3507702 [Abstract] "In the field of educational leadership, as well as special education, parental participation is paramount given that federal law has mandated that schools provide and show evidence that they foster parental participation. This quantitative, non-experimental study...Learn more