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(1.50) Is there anything I can do to be reimbursed or compensated for the district’s failure to provide FAPE to my child?

(1.50) Is there anything I can do to be reimbursed or compensated for the district’s failure to provide FAPE to my child?

If a court or hearing officer determines that a school district failed to provide your child an appropriate education, it may order reimbursement to you for out-of-pocket expenses (such as private school tuition or support services). In the Ninth Circuit Court reimbursement is allowed for both “substantive” denials of appropriate education (disagreement over educational services and placement) and for “procedural” denials (violation of process used to develop the student’s IEP). [Burlington Sch. Committee v. Mass. Dept. of Ed., 471 U.S. 359, 105 S. Ct. 1996 (1985); Ash v. Lake Oswego Sch. Dist. No. 7J, 980 F.2d 585, 589 (9th Cir. 1992); W.G. v. Board of Trustees of Target Range Sch. Dist. No. 23, 960 F.2d 1479, 1484- 85 (9th Cir. 1992).]