Please Read: Least restrictive environment: How do we prepare both
our special educators and our general educators to comply with the
provision? (Keuhne, 1998)
According to IDEA, what do the terms Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) and Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) mean?
How does inclusion fit into the big picture of LRE?
also discuss the legal ramifications of the LRE provision as mandated
by IDEA, the relative and dynamic properties of LRE, and the
collaboration dimension of implementing LRE for the students in special education.
Lastly, discuss any of your own personal experiences in being a part of an IEP team for a student where LRE was determined or any insights you might have on ensuring LRE and FAPE for all students.