Policy guidance: Least Restrictive Environments in preschool special education February 2012

Description:

The purpose of this letter from the US Department of Education (US DOE) Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)  is to reiterate that the least restrictive environment (LRE) requirements in Section 612(a)(5) of the Individuals with Disabilitis Education Act (IDEA) apply to the placement of preschool children with disabilities. 

Tag(s): Early Childhood Inclusion Preschool