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

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Special education tuition reimbursement claims.

The ability of parents of children with disabilities to seek reimbursement for private school tuition is one of the most controversial aspects of special education law. Using a comprehensive sample of published court and hearing officer decisions regarding tuition reimbursement, this study,...Learn more

Students with Disabilities.

The author discusses 2002 litigation over the rights of students with disabilities. He examines cases involving entitlement to services, procedural safeguards, dispute resolution, placement, discipline, remedies for school boards' failure to provide a free appropriate public education, and other...Learn more