For school districts, special education impartial hearings can be time consuming, expensive and stressful for staff members. Jeffrey Weiss, Harris Beach partner and co-leader of the firm’s Educational Institutions Industry Team, recently recorded a podcast episode that covers 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. Download the episode below, and subscribe to the Harris Beach podcast to catch additional episodes impacting municipalities.

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