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New Regulations Implementing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997—an Overview (Part 2)

By Kathleen B. Boundy

The 1997 amendments to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act offer children with disabilities greater opportunities to participate in a mainstream education curriculum. Substantive requirements such as the individualized education program, as well as procedural protections, are available for holding states and school districts accountable for improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities.

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