LRE and FAPE. Please read the article “Least Restrictive Environment: How Do We
Prepare Both Our Special Educators and Our General Educators to Comply with the Provision?” (Keuhne, 1998).
According to IDEA, what do the terms Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) and Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) mean? How does inclusion fit into the big picture of LRE? Discuss the legal ramifications of the LRE provision as mandated by IDEA, the relative and dynamic properties of LRE, and the collaborative dimensionofimplementingLREforstudentsinspecialeducation. Inaddition,discussanypersonalexperiences you may have had as part of an IEP team for a student where LRE was determined, or any insights you might have on ensuring LRE and FAPE for all students.