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NO, You Don’t Have to Pay the School’s Attorneys’ Fees If You Lose!

Published on August 9, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

Congress last “reauthorized” the IDEA in 2004.  As occurred the time before that (1997) there were a number of changes lobbied for by both school and parent organizations.  One of the changes to the 2004 IDEA which has been a serious concern of mine since it was passed was the provision related to attorney’s fees […]

On July 9, 2009, Help Restore Fairness to the IDEA

Published on July 7, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

penis growth This Thursday, July 9, 2009, thousands of individuals and organizations who care about the rights of students with disabilities are coordinating a “call in” to Congress to help to restore fairness in the IDEA by requiring that parents who prevail in Due Process Hearings against their districts are entitled to having their expert […]