Board of Education of the Hendrick Hudson Central School District v. Rowley in 1982

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What do we call devices or methods used to meet the needs of those with disabilities?

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1. Which 1975 law mandated that special needs students are entitled to a free and appropriate education?

2. For the first two weeks of her kindergarten year, Amy Rowley had _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Board of Education of the Hendrick Hudson Central School District v Rowley was a New York court case involving a student with a disability. This quiz/worksheet combo will test your understanding of this case. The quiz questions will ask you about what Amy Rowley had the first two weeks of her kindergarten year and when her family took the board of education to court.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on the following:

  • The term used for devices used to meet the needs of those with disabilities
  • Law requiring free and appropriate education for special needs students
  • The importance of the ruling in this court case

Skills Practiced

These assessments allow students to use the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about a court case involving students with disabilities
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and correctly interpret information regarding the law that required free education for special needs students
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the significance of the ruling of the case
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about when the Rowley family sued the board of education

Additional Learning

To learn more about this court case involving a special needs student, review the accompanying lesson, Board of Education of the Hendrick Hudson Central School District v. Rowley in 1982. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the laws challenged by the family's lawsuit
  • Review the facts of the case
  • Understand the impact of the case
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