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Case Law in School Psychology - Chapter Summary
This chapter looks at several law cases that helped shape school psychology. Within these lessons, you'll be exposed to the cases of Board of Education of the Hendrick Hudson Central School District v. Rowley in 1982 and Irving Independent School District v. Tatro in 1984. After completing this chapter, you should be able to:
- Explain the significance of PARC v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1972
- Summarize and explain the significance of Lau v. Nichols in 1974
- Summarize the findings of Oberti v. Clementon
- Explain how Newport-Mesa Unified School District v. State of California Department of Education impacted copyright law
- Summarize and explain the significance of Larry P. v. Riles
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1. PARC v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1972: Summary & Significance
PARC v. the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is one of the most significant court case rulings regarding the educational rights of children with disabilities. Learn why in this lesson.
2. Lau v. Nichols in 1974: Summary & Significance
The case of Lau v. Nichols in 1974 had a very important impact on education for students who do not speak English as their primary language. This lesson will summarize the case and explain its importance to modern American education.
3. Board of Education of the Hendrick Hudson Central School District v. Rowley in 1982
The Board of Education of the Hendrick Hudson Central School District versus Rowley case of 1982 challenged the way special needs students are treated in the classroom. This lesson will examine the case and will end with a brief quiz to test what you have learned.
4. Irving Independent School District v. Tatro in 1984
In this lesson, learn how the court case Irving Independent School District vs. Tatro helped define the services a school must provide to students requiring special education.
5. Oberti v. Clementon: Summary & Significance
The Oberti v. Board of Education of the Borough of Clementon School District case established a test to determine whether a school district is in compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
6. Newport-Mesa Unified School District v. State of California Department of Education
The decision in the Newport-Mesa Unified School District v. State of California Department of Education case gave parents the right to receive copies of test protocols in certain situations. This lesson explains the case and discusses its significance.
7. Larry P. v. Riles: Summary & Significance
In this lesson, we explore the court case 'Larry P. v. Riles.' We'll look at its impact on special needs measurement techniques and special needs classrooms today.
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