34 CFR 222.113 - What are the responsibilities of the Assistant Secretary after the hearing?
(a) Within 30 days after receiving the entire hearing record and the hearing examiner's findings and recommendations, the Assistant Secretary makes, on the basis of the record, a written determination that includes -
(1) Any appropriate remedial action that the LEA must take;
(2) A schedule for completing any remedial action; and
(3) The reasons for the Assistant Secretary's decision.
(b) After completing the final determination required by paragraph (a) of this section, the Assistant Secretary sends the parties a copy of that determination.
(c) The Assistant Secretary's final determination under paragraph (a) of this section is the final action of the Department concerning the complaint and is subject to judicial review.