IDEA 2004: Building the Legacy
Part C (birth - 2 years old)
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(ii) Ensure that the procedures at the hearing were consistent with the requirements of due process;
(iii) Seek additional evidence if necessary. If a hearing is held to receive additional evidence, the rights
in §303.444 apply;
(iv) Afford the parties an opportunity for oral or written argument, or both, at the discretion of the reviewing official;
(v) Make an independent decision on completion of the review; and
(vi) Give a copy of the written or, at the option of the parents, electronic findings of fact and decisions to the parties.
(c) Findings of fact and decision to the general public. The lead agency, after deleting any personally identifiable information, must make the findings of fact and decisions described in paragraph (b)(2)(vi) of this section available to the general public.
(d) Finality of review decision. The decision made by the reviewing official is final unless a party brings a
civil action under §303.448.
(Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1415(g), 1415(h)(4), 1415(i)(1)(A), 1415(i)(2), 1439)
§303.447 Timelines and convenience of hearings and