34 CFR 222.151 - When is an administrative hearing provided to a local educational agency?
(a) Any local educational agency (LEA) that is adversely affected by the Secretary's (or the Secretary's delegatee's) action or failure to act upon the LEA's application under the Act is entitled to an administrative hearing in accordance with this subpart.
(b) An applicant is entitled to an administrative hearing under this subpart only if -
(1) The applicant files a written request for an administrative hearing within 60 days of its receipt of written notice of the adverse action; and
(2) The issues of fact or law specified in the hearing request are material to the determination of the applicant's rights and are not committed wholly to the discretion of the Secretary.