The Harris Beach Podcast

The Harris Beach Podcast

Top 10 Actions that Spur Special Education Impartial Hearing Requests

February 10, 2020

For school districts, special education impartial hearings can be time consuming, expensive and stressful for staff members. In this episode Jeffrey Weiss, Harris Beach partner and co-leader of the firm’s Educational Institutions Industry Team, offers a Top 10 list of the actions – or inactions – school districts take that most often lead to impartial hearing requests from parents of children with disabilities. The list is built from Weiss’ 20+ years as an education attorney, and spans the use of reading services, home instruction, interacting with parents, field trips, transportation concerns and bullying claims.

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