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ED322 Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity in Education: The Basics


  1. Identify political and cultural atmosphere of the time. Set the scene.
  2. Tell the story of the court case. Who was involved? What was the issue? What was the ruling? What was the impact for students with disabilities and/or their families?
  3. What is the direct connection to one or more of the 6 key principles in IDEA?

Using Westlaw

A red flag warns that the case is no longer good law for at least one of the points of law it contains.
A yellow flag warns that the case has some negative history but has not been reversed or overruled.

Background & Overview

 Encyclopedias are a great place to find contextual overviews of information.