IEP burden of proof would fall to parents under Connecticut bill

03/27/2009 | Hartford Courant (Conn.), The

A Connecticut bill may make it more difficult to challenge individualized-education plans by placing the burden of proof on those who bring a claim, usually parents, rather than on the school district. Disability advocates say the hearings already are weighed in districts' favor, while supporters say the bill would save district funds and reduce the length of hearings.

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