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U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans
Statute: TITLE I / B / 614 / b / 6 / A

(A) In general.--Notwithstanding section 607(b), when determining whether a child has a specific learning disability as defined in section 602, a local educational agency shall not be required to take into consideration whether a child has a severe discrepancy between achievement and intellectual ability in oral expression, listening comprehension, written expression, basic reading skill, reading comprehension, mathematical calculation, or mathematical reasoning.