ERIC Number: ED207293
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
A Handbook for Hearing Officers. Revised.
Ginn, Mary; Carruth, Ellen
The handbook provides information on South Carolina's procedural safeguards related to the education of handicapped children. Separate units focus on the following topics (sample subtopics in parentheses): laws/litigation pertaining to the handicapped (state and federal laws, significant court decisions); procedural safeguards (due process hearings, surrogate parents, hearing officers); general roles/responsibilities of the hearing officer; procedures prior to, during and after a local education agency hearing (notification, evidence and testimony, decisionmaking); and state education agency appeal procedures (initiating an appeal, procedures during a hearing). Included in four appendixes are sample forms and records. (CL)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Programs for the Handicapped.
Identifiers: Hearing Officers; South Carolina