What to Expect During an IEP Hearing

Individualized Education Program (IEP) Legal Issues
Cartoon of Parent After IEP Meeting

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While a due process hearing for an Individualized Education Program (IEP) is a legal procedure, it is also different from a typical court case. It will not be held in a courtroom. Instead of a judge and jury, a hearing officer is responsible for examining the evidence, hearing testimony, and making a binding decision. The hearing officer may not be employed by the school district – he is a neutral third party.

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