Strategies for Avoiding Impartial Hearing Requests While Addressing Student Needs

Our attorneys discuss the most common special education claims raised against school districts and the best practices for avoiding impartial hearing requests. They address the areas of:

  • Reading Instruction: Teaching Methodology and Staff Qualifications
  • Placing students in more restrictive settings due to behavior/social emotional needs
  • Student discipline
  • Unilateral parent placements
  • IEP implementation during COVID
  • Delayed referrals (child find)
  • Meaningful parent participation at CSE meetings
  • Declassification
  • Meaningful progress standard
  • Nonpublic schools and IESPs