This case note presents a thorough examination of the Supreme Court's recent opinion in Winkelman and its effect on parents and school districts involved in special education law. Part II relates the historical background of special education law with an emphasis on the role of parents. In Part III the facts of the Winkelman decision are summarized. Part IV sets forth an analytical critique of the Supreme Court majority and dissenting opinions. Then Part V of the article contains the impact of the Winkelman decision on special education law in general and on parents and school districts. Part VI concludes the article.
Nidya Aldana Paredes,
The Scales Tip in Favor of Parents in Winkelman v. Parma City School District,
28 J. Nat’l Ass’n Admin. L. Judiciary
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