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What does Free Appropriate Public Education mean?

Federal law requires all states to provide a free appropriate public education to all children with disabilities in their state. So what does “free appropriate public education” mean? Let’s take a look: FREE – ALL students with disabilities will be provided an...

What Is FAPE?

Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, a federal law, all states must provide a free appropriate public education (commonly abbreviated as “FAPE”) to ALL students in their state (even students that have been expelled). States are also required to...

What is Title IX?

Title IX is an anti-discrimination statute passed in 1972 that applies to schools and colleges that receive federal funding. Under Title IX, college that receives federal funds cannot discriminate against any person on the basis of sex. Title IX covers any public or...