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Key Federal Acts

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), P.L. 91-230, codified as amended at 20 U.S.C. §1400 et seq.  The pivotal special education law legislation that helped ensure children with special needs would receive an education that would account for their disabilities. 

No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, P.L. 107-110, 115 Stat. 1425 (2001), majority codified in Chapter 70 of Title 20, 20 U.S.C. § 6301 et seq.  This act created additional standards for secondary education to include: testing and teacher/school accountability. 

Post 9/11 GI Bill Education Assistant Act, P.L. 110-252, codified in 33 U.S.C. §§ 3301, 3311-3324.  This legislation revamped veteran's education benefits and ensured that veterans would have enough financial support to pursue a college education.

Elementary and Secondary Education Act(ESEA) P.L. 89-10, 79 Stat. 27, 20 U.S.C. ch.70, is a United States federal statute enacted April 11, 1965.

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