Wash. Admin. Code § 392-172A-05220 - Hearing on a request to amend records

A hearing initiated pursuant to WAC 392-172A-05215 to challenge information in educational records shall be conducted according to procedures developed by the school district or other public agency, and in conformance with the procedures in 34 C.F.R. 99.22 that include at least the following elements:

(1) The hearing shall be held within a reasonable period of time after the school district has received the request;
(2) The parent shall be given notice of the date, place, and time reasonably in advance of the hearing;
(3) The hearing may be conducted by any party, including an official of the school district, who does not have a direct interest in the outcome of the hearing;
(4) The parent shall be afforded a full and fair opportunity to present evidence relevant to the amendment request and may be assisted or represented by individuals of his or her choice at his or her own expense, including an attorney;
(5) The school district shall provide a written decision to the parent within a reasonable period of time after the conclusion of the hearing; and
(6) The decision of the agency shall:
(a) Be based solely upon the evidence presented at the hearing; and
(b) Include a summary of the evidence and the reasons for the decision.


Wash. Admin. Code § 392-172A-05220

Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090, 20 U.S.C. 1400 (c)(12)(C), 20 U.S.C. 1401(3)(A)(i), and 20 U.S.C. 1401(30)(C). 11-06-052, § 392-172A-05220, filed 3/1/11, effective 4/1/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090(7) and 42 U.S.C. 1400 et. seq. 07-14-078, § 392-172A-05220, filed 6/29/07, effective 7/30/07.

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