Spring 2015

Independent Educational Evaluation

Can a school district deny reimbursement to a parent under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) for an Independent Educational Evaluation (IEE) that does not meet required criteria?  B. et al. v. Orleans Parish Sch. Dist., No. 15-30164 (U.S. Court of Appeals—Fifth Circuit).  LAF’s Attorney: Janet Horton, Thompson & Horton, L.L.P., Houston.