Osborne and Russo provide a relevant, useful guide for practitioners working with students with disabilities and their families. The book is “busy-teacher” friendly, providing comprehensive information in an easy-to-read format.
A well written resource for anyone involved in the Special Education process. This resource is one that should be referred to often when working with parents, schools, advocates, and courts.
The perfect resource for special education staff to refer to case law in a succinct presentation.
It is vitally important that teachers and building level administrators be versed in education law since it is often their actions that create litigation and consequent case law. This is particularly true in special education where statutory and procedural mandates are changing and complex. Drs.
Special education law is among the most complex legal fields because it requires precise educational plans for each individual child, collaborative interaction between school officials and parents, and involves extensive statutory, regulatory, and judicial mandates. Nonetheless, Allan Osborne and Charlie Russo make the complex simple while ensuring that the reader understands the subtleties of the law. The fourth edition, which includes updates on two landmark Supreme Court cases, should be an essential part of any school official’s library.