FAPE | Free Appropriate Public Education | Special Education Decoded

Project Information

Project Area:

Area 1: Introduction to Inclusive Computer Science Education

Project Module:

Module 1-2: Introduction to Inclusive Practices in CS Ed (for Gen Ed Teachers)


Teachers, Parents

Grade Level:


CSTA Teacher Standards:

  • 2a. Examine issues of equity in CS
  • 2b. Minimize threats to inclusion
  • 2c. Represent diverse perspectives
  • 2d. Use data for decision-making to improve equity
  • 3b. Model continuous learning
  • 3c. Examine and counteract personal bias
  • 3d. Commit to the mission of CS for all students
  • 3e. Leverage community resources

Resource Type:



Special Education 101 Big Ideas: Fair & Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)/Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)

A video detailing the history of and basic ideas of free and appropriate education (FAPE), as well as common misconceptions about it.