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O.S. v. Fairfax Cnty. Sch. Bd., 14-1994

In an education action challenging defendant school board's individualized education program (IEP) for plaintiff student as a violation of his right to a free appropriate public education (FAPE) under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), 20 U.S.C. section 1411 (2012), the district court's judgment upholding the school district's IEP is affirmed where the "some educational benefit" standard of Bd. of Ed. v. Rowley, 458 U.S. 176 (1982), remains the standard for providing a FAPE under IDEA.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 10/19/2015
  • Published 10/19/2015


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  • United States Fourth Circuit