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IEP 'Burden of Proof' Case
April 23, 2007


The Supreme Court has ruled in the closely watched Schaffer v. Weast case that parents challenging special education plans must themselves prove a better "individualized education plan" is needed for their children.

Below, read the Supreme Court decision, wire and newspaper reports. Plus, read an opinion piece from Autism Speaks board member Gary S. Mayerson about the need for a congressional response to the ruling. Also see our initial coverage of Oct. 5 oral arguments before the high court.


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