The Essentials of Special Education Law (Hardcover)

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The Essentials of Special Education Law distills the legal complexities of special education into a practical resource for preparation programs as well as professionals in the field. Written and organized with college students and practicing educators in mind, this book serves as a go-to guide to the historical underpinnings of special education, the six pillars of the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), essential court cases that have propelled the field of special education to where it is today, and practical application tips to ensure legal compliance. With 45 years of combined special education legal experience, authors Andrew Markelz and David Bateman present the essential components of special education law like never before.

About the Author

David F. Bateman is professor at Shippensburg University in the department of educational leadership and special education, where he teaches courses on special education law, assessment, and facilitating inclusion. He has recently coauthored A Principal's Guide to Special Education, A Teacher's Guide to Special Education, Charting the Course: Special Education in Charter Schools, Special Education Leadership: Building Effective Programming in Schools, and Current Trends and Legal Issues in Special Education. Andrew M. Markelz is assistant professor of special education at Ball State University. As the coordinator of Ball State's Director of Special Education Licensure Program, he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in special education law, administrative and organizational theory, and family collaboration. Markelz is a member of the Council for Exceptional Children and has served on the executive board of the Teacher Education Division.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781538150023
ISBN-10: 1538150026
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: July 12th, 2021
Pages: 170
Language: English