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Prepare a written response to the case study #1 described in the Assignments Tab. Prepare a written response organized into five (5) separate sections as described below. Clearly identify and address each section in your response. Review the assignment rubric in advance.
Section 1 – Perspectives:
Present the situation from the perspective of both school administration and the parent.
Section 2 – Principles of Law:
Identify the legal issue(s) presented in the case scenario, and the principles of law that apply to the issue(s) involved in the case. In this section you will also identify the applicable statutes, regulations, and case law (if any) and explain their relevancy to the case.
Section 3 – Outcome:
State how you would rule on the case if you were a hearing officer assigned to a due process hearing on this dispute. Give a rationale for your ruling, applying the information from Section 2.
Section 4 – Administrative Actions:
Discuss from a school administrator’s point of view actions the school could/should have taken to avoid this kind of litigation in the future.
Section 5 – Policy Plan:
Develop a plan to implement the best of the options discussed in the Administrative Actions section. Include all policies, guidelines, memoranda, implementation procedures, sample forms, etc. in the Appendix
An outline for your paper follows:
References (APA; Four different sources of which the textbook can only count as one are required for a rating of Exceeds Expectations; sources must be citied in the paper.
Appendices (Policies, memoranda, implementation procedures, sample forms, etc.)