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Civil Rights – Disabled Student’s Fee Award Upheld (access required)

Because a school board’s settlement offer to an autistic student’s parents explicitly referred to a confidential mediation, in violation of the IDEA, the 4th Circuit says the district court properly refused to consider the offer as evidence and properly granted attorney’s fees to the parents. J.D. v. Kanawha County Bd. of Educ. (VLW 009-2-126) (11 pp.)