Who Should Hear the Voices of Children with Disabilities: Proposed Changes in Due Process in New York's Special Education System

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Mary A. Lynch

Albany Law School

Date Written: 1991

Abstract

The proposals discussed in this article were implemented following publication. New York's then Governor Mario Cuomo proposed changes to the process by which children with disabilities secure educational rights. This article details the proposal from then Governor Mario Cuomo and outlines the positive and negative aspects of the proposed system. Furthermore, the article sets forth ideas for improving the system to provide the access to courts that is required to protect the rights of children with disabilities and to ensure impartiality of hearing officers.

Suggested Citation

Lynch, Mary A., Who Should Hear the Voices of Children with Disabilities: Proposed Changes in Due Process in New York's Special Education System (1991). Albany Law Review, Vol. 55, No. 179, 1991. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1616841

Mary A. Lynch (Contact Author)

Albany Law School ( email )

80 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
United States

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