Robert H. Cohen: Good Old Summer Time – LRE Applies to Summer Services

DSC_9282fOne of the hallmarks of the Special Education Statutes is the concept that disabled students should be placed in an appropriate educational program that is the least restrictive environment possible (LRE). Yet, the requirement of LRE was traditionally not applied to summer placements intended to prevent substantial regression until the Second Circuit’s ruling in the Cornwall case.  This article discusses the implications of the Cornwall ruling.  (The Suffolk Lawyer, November 2014)

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