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Individuals With Disabilities In Education Act (Idea)

individuals with disabilities in education act (idea)

A federal law that guarantees the right to a free and appropriate education to disabled students. The IDEA typically requires an individualized education program (IEP) for each disabled child protected under the Act.
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