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Special Education WAC and Federal IDEA

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The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of 2004 is the federal law that guarantees free appropriate public education (FAPE) is provided to eligible students with disabilities. The Washington state regulations on special education can be found in the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) Chapter 392-172A. Included below are the state and federal laws and regulations that provide the regulatory and statutory basis for special education services in Washington.

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