Compensatory Education Law and Legal Definition

“Compensatory education, which can be a form of "appropriate relief" under the IDEA, is defined as the educational services ordered by the court to be provided prospectively to compensate for a past deficient program." Hogan v. Fairfax County Sch. Bd., 645 F. Supp. 2d 554, 560 (E.D. Va. 2009)