What is Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)?


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Under FAPE, how are accommodations, academic needs, and the least restrictive environment identified?

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1. Andrew has a hearing impairment, and his individual education plan under FAPE requires an assistive technology device that the school doesn't have. How should his school handle this requirement?

2. As part of FAPE, an IEP is required to be reviewed and updated _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet help you see what you know about FAPE. An IEP and rights that FAPE protect are some topics covered on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the multiple-choice quiz to assess your knowledge of:

  • Where teachers get information about FAPE
  • When an IEP needs to be updated
  • The rights that FAPE protect
  • How class placement is decided upon
  • Schools purchasing assistive technology devices for students

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how often an IEP needs to be reviewed and updated
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the rights that FAPE protect
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine details about special education in a different light

Additional Learning

You can learn more with the lesson titled What is Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)? This lesson is designed to help you cover more topics including:

  • What FAPE is
  • Consequences of not adhering to FAPE
  • Best environments for students