Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) in Special Education: Definition & Law


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What is the philosophy of the least restrictive environment section of IDEA?

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1. Sandra changes school districts and enrolls in a school that does not offer the placement listed in her IEP. Which of the following is the most consistent with the least restrictive environment mandate?

2. All of the following conflict with the least restrictive environment concept, EXCEPT:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your knowledge of a least restrictive environment (LRE). You will be quizzed on conflicts with the Least Restrictive Environment concept.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to review:

  • Philosophy of the Least Restrictive Environment section of IDEA
  • Conflicts with the Least Restrictive Environment concept
  • Provisions of the IDEA section
  • Special education

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related law lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the least restrictive environment
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the IDEA section

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) in Special Education: Definition & Law. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand the concept of least restrictive environment
  • Identify what IDEA stands for
  • Examine the philosophy of IDEA
  • Explain the benefits of least restrictive environment