Special Education Law Review

Using the information from the readings for this week, prepare a three- to four-page written paper summarizing IDEA, NCLB, ADA, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Discuss the following elements:

The purpose or main function of each law and how they relate to special education in public schools

The six principles of IDEA

The six principles of NCLB

The important elements of Section 504 and ADA. Discuss the difference between Section 504 and IDEA

The significance of educators having knowledge of these laws when educating students with disabilities The paper must be three to four pages in length, not including title and reference pages, and formatted according to APA style. You must use at least two scholarly sources in addition to the textbook to support your claims. Cite your sources within the text of your paper and on the references page. For information regarding APA samples and tutorials, visit the Ashford Writing Center, located within the Learning Resources tab on the left navigation toolbar in your online course.

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