Important Legal Update 2020

This month’s update identifies current courtroom decisions of basic significance, specifically addressing FAPE and the treatment of compensatory education, and FAPE and the treatment of tuition reimbursement, together with an added flourish beneath Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act . This month’s update identifies current court docket choices addressing issues of “twice-exceptional” students under the IDEA and, alternatively or moreover, Section 504. This month’s update identifies current court docket decisions respectively illustrating the interplay of IDEA with Section 504/ADA and the continued evolution of FAPE evaluation and cures. This month’s update identifies latest courtroom selections respectively illustrating the statute of limitations and substantive FAPE standard under the IDEA, and the alternative of Fourteenth Amendment and Section 504/ADA claims for college kids with disabilities. This month’s update identifies latest court decisions illustrating the multi-step analysis and equitable nature of tuition reimbursement. These two cases include the issue of transition …