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Hearing Request (JRD)

When a hearing has been requested by parents or an eligible student for the purpose of challenging the content of the student's education record, the procedure to be followed in the hearing shall be as provided in board policy.

Approved: NOVEMBER 18, 1996

JRD-R

If a hearing is requested, it shall be conducted and the decision rendered by a person who does not have a direct interest in the hearing outcome.

The parent of the student or eligible student shall be given notice of the date, place and time of the hearing within a reasonable time in advance of the hearing.

The parents or the eligible student may be assisted or represented by individuals of his choice at his own expense, including an attorney. Parents or the eligible student shall be afforded a full and fair opportunity to present relevant evidence.

The decision shall be rendered in writing within a reasonable time after the hearing concludes. The decision of the school shall be based solely upon the evidence presented at the hearing and include a summary of the evidence and the reasons for the decision.

Approved: NOVEMBER 18, 1996