Saturday, July 14, 2012

Concerned Parents lawsuit against California postponed

By Robin Hansen  from examiner.com

Due to a scheduling error, the motion to decide if the lawsuit against the California Department of Education can go forward has been postponed to July 27, 2012. MINUTE ORDER issued by Courtroom Deputy C. Schultz for Judge Kimberly J.

Mueller ORDERING the 7/13/2012 Motion Hearing as to Defendant's Motion to Dismiss [13] RESET for 7/27/2012 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom 3 before Judge Kimberly J. Mueller.

The California Concerned Parent Association have launched a lawsuit against the State of California Department of Education (CDE) for failing to enforce the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) as well as California special education law in public schools all over the state. Parents who have filed compliance complaints have found that even when the state finds non compliance, they don't follow through on enforcement or require proof of enforcement. The original solution to such a problem was to withhold state and federal funds from a school district until there is proof of compliance with the law. For some reason, the CDE will not simply take this step.

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