On Tuesday, Sandee and Jeff Winkelman's battle against the Parma, Ohio, school district goes before the Supreme Court, where the justices will decide whether nonlawyer parents can represent their kids in disputes under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act in federal court. Circuits have split on the issue, which has been hard-fought around the country by desperate parents who say there are not enough lawyers able or willing to take on their costly and complex disputes with local school districts.
Parents Fight for the Right to Represent Their Children in Case Before High Court
February 26, 2007
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