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Tuesday, December 9, 2008
OSEP says file a State Complaint to address the wrongful revelation of confidential information
See http://www.ed.gov/policy/speced/guid/idea/letters/2008-1/anderson030708confidentiality1q2008.pdf for an analysis of the Part 300 confidentiality requirements and the use of FERPA vs. State complaint to address violations.
Monday, December 8, 2008
SRO negates partial award of reimbursement for failure to provide notice
SRO 08-110: SRO Paul Kelly reversed another reimbursement award, this time for the parent’s failure to provide the district with notice of intent to make the reimbursement claim. While the result is not surprising, it is nonetheless notable. Once again, Paul Kelly gives the school district a free pass despite the failure to offer the child a FAPE and then punishes the parent by taking away reimbursement awarded by an IHO.
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