Conn. Agencies Regs. § 10-17h-14 - Right to a review and heading

Current through March 4, 2022

(a) A parent, guardian, a child's attorney, or other person responsible for a child may request the board of education for a review of:
(1) the determination that the child is dominant in a language other than English;
(2) the identification of the dominant language;
(3) the placement of the child in the required program of bilingual education designated by the board of education;
(4) the determination that the child is proficient in English;
(5) the removal of the child from a required program of bilingual education; and
(6) the failure of the board of education to evaluate the child and the failure of the board of education to classify the child as dominant in a language other than English.
(b) The board of education or its designee shall review the issues raised by such a request and shall attempt to work out a solution which is acceptable to the board of education and the parents, guardian, child's attorney or other person responsible for the child.
(c) In the event that no agreement can be reached within ten (10) days of the request, the board of education shall grant a hearing in closed session in accordance with the provisions of the section 10-186 of the Connecticut General Statutes. Any parent, guardian, child s attorney or other person aggrieved by the decision of the board of education may take an appeal therefrom to the State Board of Education in the manner provided in section 10-186 of the Connecticut General Statutes. In the event of an appeal, upon request and at the expense of the board of education of the school district, said board shall supply a copy of the transcript to the parent, guardian, child's attorney or other person responsible for the child and to the State Board of Education. The appeal provisions of section 4-183 of the Connecticut General Statutes shall apply.
(d) At all hearings under section 10-17h-14, parents, guardians, or other persons responsible for a child may be represented by counsel. Notices sent pursuant to section 10-17h-7(b) and section 10-17h-10(d) shall be written in English and the child's dominant language and shall inform the parents, guardians or other persons responsible for the child of their right to a hearing, how to request it and their right to be represented by counsel.

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Conn. Agencies Regs. § 10-17h-14
Effective November 1, 1977

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