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The challenges of meeting the requirements of students with special needs under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and other laws are a particularly timely topic, as large numbers of native Spanish-speaking students move into the United States.
Against that backdrop, this article reviews the laws for special education in Mexico and the United States. The focus on the laws in Mexico stems from the fact that many students cross the border daily to attend public schools in the United States, and because Mexico has many laws in place dealing with special education. We offer school district leaders a comparative overview of the laws in our two countries, so they can be better prepared to meet the needs of the students they serve.
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Place of Publication
Russo, Charles J. and Lozano, Ricardo, "Special-Education Law in Mexico and the United States" (2015). Educational Leadership Faculty Publications. 177.
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