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Monday, March 22, 2010

When in doubt, exhaust the administrative process

PAYNE v. PENINSULA SCHOOL DISTRICT, 07-35115 (9th Cir. 3-18-2010): This case, which addresses the use of a “safe” room for an autistic child, is an excellent example of why a parent should exhaust the administrative process unless there is no doubt that she has the right to go directly to court.