...After discussion, the full board approved $625,000 for the upcoming school year for contractors who will provide the legal services; that cost includes the attorney fees as well as other legal costs, which may include parent reimbursements or tuition settlements, Richardson said.
The school system now has 10 open special education cases, five of which are awaiting hearings and five of which are continuing from last year, Richardson said.
The school system had 11 hearings last year, she said...
Friday, August 24, 2012
Gazette: School system may change way it litigates special education cases