Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) Court Cases


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What does FAPE stand for?

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1. What does IDEA stand for?

2. What does it mean when a court establishes precedent?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Review what you know about FAPE and the protection it provides in this quiz and worksheet combo. You'll have the chance to check your knowledge of FAPE as an acronym as well as prominent court cases.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The objective of this quiz and worksheet is to provide an opportunity to review:

  • What FAPE stands for
  • The meaning of a precedent
  • Court cases involving FAPE

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - review what you've read about FAPE to pull out key facts about the protections it provides
  • Information recall - see if you can remember what IDEA stands for
  • Knowledge application - revisit what you know about FAPE and IDEA to answer questions about related court cases, including Sacramento City Unified School District v Rachel H.

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topic in more detail with the accompanying lesson, Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) Court Cases. The lesson includes these objectives:

  • Understanding the legal rights of students
  • Knowing the protections that FAPE provides
  • Reviewing the history of FAPE
  • Comparing the decisions of 2 important court cases involving FAPE