Pardon me if these links have been listed before. US Code Chapter 20 Title 34 (FULL text of ALL IDEA laws, US department of education, it's a thing of beauty) http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ecfr&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title34/34cfr300_main_02.tpl A particularly juicy tidbit on residential placement under IDEA. http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/tex...v8&view=text&node=34:126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52&idno=34 US Code chapter 33 Title 20 (education of individuals with disabilities, house of representatives) http://uscode.house.gov/download/pls/20C33.txt All state law/code is based on the above if they want funding. I'm having one of "those days" today. I just "love" my local school district, lol. If they cheese me off too bad I may come back and do links to each states board of ed. and statutes.