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FAPE - Free Appropriate Public Education

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Definition: FAPE is a partnership that aims to improve the educational outcomes for children with disabilities. Children with disabilities are entitled to a free and appropriate public education. Schools districts must provide special education and related services to meet the needs of exceptional students.

See Fape Online for additional information about FAPE a site maintained by Greg Morris, an attorney, special education consultant, member of the Council for Exceptional Children, and parent of a special child.

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