Placement Issues (Current as of September 2017) (English and Spanish) (Center for Parent Information & Resources, CPIR)
Where will a student with a disability receive his or her special education and related services? IDEA requires placement in the least restrictive environment (LRE) for each child, a setting that is based on the child’s IEP. Use the options and paths below to find out more about:
- who decides placement;
- how they decide it;
- what LRE is and why it’s a foundation element in IDEA and in deciding a child’s placement; and
- how placement can be affected if a child with a disability violates certain codes of student content.