300.17 Free appropriate public education.
Free appropriate public education or FAPE means special education and related services that—
Are provided at public expense, under public supervision and direction, and without charge;
Meet the standards of the SEA, including the requirements of this part;
Include an appropriate preschool, elementary school, or secondary school education in the State involved; and
Are provided in conformity with an individualized education program (IEP) that meets the requirements of §§300.320 through 300.324.
Last modified on May 2, 2017