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Severe discrepancy: references

October 10, 2009

Here are some quotes from relevant laws and regulations regarding the usage of the severe discrepancy model for determining whether a child has a specific learning disability: IDEA sections: a. 20 USC 1414(b)(2) says: (2)  Conduct of evaluation In conducting the evaluation, the local educational agency shall— (A) use a variety of assessment tools and […]

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Severe discrepancy: status in NJ

October 9, 2009

School districts in New Jersey are permitted to use a severe discrepancy method for determining whether a child has a specific learning disability.

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