Special Education Law
- Semester: Spring 2021
- Course ID: 379M
- Credit Hours: 3
- Grading Method: Pass/Fail Allowed (JD only)
- Will use floating mean GPA if applicable
- 1L and upperclass elective
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This course will be taught entirely online via Zoom.
This course investigates the law governing the education of children with disabilities, with a primary focus on the IDEA. Students will become well-versed in special education law by learning the basic regulatory framework, studying critical cases at the Supreme Court level, analyzing the application of various features of administrative law and federal court litigation to the context of special education, and considering the complexities involved in the implementation of the IDEA on the ground, with a focus on Texas.